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fliptwist
January 24, 2008
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debra
January 24, 2008
Vanessa Atler on weight issues: http://www.gymchat.com/messageboards/viewtopic.php?t=19087 [quote]New coach Valeri Liukin was equally upset, especially when Atler gained four pounds during her recovery. Liukin
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debra
April 7, 2007
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also, really tight hair styles aren't good either - better to keep the hair back with clips than to pull it hard: [quote]Wearing tight braids, ponytails or buns causes baldness. TRUE: Traction alopecia is a very real hair loss condition that is quite common amongst older African American women. It results from wearing tight ponytails, cornrows or buns over an extended period of time. Over[ Read More... ]
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March 5, 2007
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debra
March 5, 2007
[quote]"They did it on Mondays so we wouldn't eat much over the weekend," recalls Eaton, who now lives in Arizona and is the co-owner of the Desert Devils Gymnastics Club. "I never ate on Mondays, I'd just have a Diet Coke, and I can remember standing there in my sports bra and underwear to be weighed. It wasn't a negative thing then, it was just part of the whole experience we were used to as[ Read More... ]
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debra
March 5, 2007
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Interesting article: "Balancing the diet: Eating disorders & gymnastics Though many college gymnastics teams have lightened up their policies on pounds, athletes still feel pressure to strive for the perfect body" - http://www.sltrib.com/ci_5353750?source=rss [quote]Stepping on a scale was as integral to Shelly Eaton's young gymnastics career as tumbling. Scheduled weigh-ins, random[ Read More... ]
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flyinflex
October 15, 2006
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debra
October 15, 2006
That's cute. I coach the very beginners(and compete level 6) and one of the rules is that we always go to the next event/drink together, in a line. The girls are 4-7 yrs old and have taken to saying hup 2-3-4 whenwever we walk in line. lol
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debra
September 22, 2006
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Ya, Hollie will probably be leading the Australian team! :D
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haley
August 30, 2006
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debra
August 30, 2006
Ya, it's like wearing shorts during practice and not during competitions.
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jessica
August 29, 2006
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debra
August 29, 2006
my coach in our group doesn't care about that stuff either :D . not old school i guess. it makes more sense. it's practice, not a competition meet!
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debra
August 28, 2006
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Today in workout was so funny. We had to listen to the disney channel b/c of the little kids and then this one girl called in to the radio saying that what she liked the most about school this year was that she didn't have to be in line anymore! lol :D She means having to always walk in line when their class goes out or something, from here to there. lol. cuz she's in 6th grade now[ Read More... ]
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