How do we build the courage to do hard things? Do we see ourselves as competent and able to tackle the challenges? In this chapter of Geriatric Gymnastics, I discuss how gaining personal experience and developing a strong support system puts us on an upward trajectory for molding the best version of ourselves.
Category: Geriatric Gymnast
Geriatric Gymnastics 4
This geriatric gymnast's plan is to stress her bones just enough to stimulate the remodeling process and avoid the fragility of old age. Chapter 4 discusses what that process is and how gymnastics helps that happen.
Geriatric gymnastics 3
A discussion of how I've managed fear throughout the course of my Geriatric Gymnastics training and how it continues to be a factor in my decision-making process at the gym.
Geriatric Gymnastics 2
The road to skill mastery requires successful attempts over hundreds of trials over years and years. This chapter of Geriatric Gymnastics delves into the mental and physical development that is necessary in order to safely build confidence and consistency when you're training as an adult gymnast.
Geriatric Gymnastics 1
When we actually arrive at that seemingly impossible skill that we can perform either once or with consistency, who wouldn’t want to share that with the world?
“Age is just a number”
"Age is just a number" is something I hear a lot. What does that really mean to me?
I am a gymnastics addict.
I like spending time upside-down. This article was written in my early 40's as I was really gathering steam in my training. During the COVID lockdown, where gyms were closed, I had to take a 3 month hiatus from bouncing and flipping. Thankfully, we have moved into the next phase of living, and I am… Continue reading I am a gymnastics addict.