Welcome to the first episode of my new series, Conversations With The Geriatric Gymnast! For 15 years, I've learned more about my capabilities in the gym than I have anywhere else. Now, my flippy friends and I have some things to share with the world.
Tag: Geriatric Gymnast
Geriatric Gymnastics 8
Sometimes, your brain gets in your way of progress. This post shows how, when you go back to the basics, you can break through mental and physical roadblocks.
An Overview of Geriatric Gymnastics
For anyone who is into fitness, gymnastics or aging gracefully, I present An Overview of Geriatric Gymnastics. You'll find links and descriptions of all of the articles I've written in the series, including strategies that this middle-aged woman uses to defy the clock.
Geriatric Gymnastics 7: part 5
At 48 years old, Debby Bassin, a one-time stay-at-home mom, has created quite a positive and impactful presence in her community. Now, over five years after Flipper’s Gymnastics became an LLC, Debby graciously reflected on a few more questions about her journey thus far.
Geriatric Gymnastics 7: part 4
What’s funny about all of the necessary chaos required to reimagine our vision in a pandemic, is how, while we were technically forced to make changes, it gave us the mental space to be more creative. Sometimes, being pushed to adapt makes us think about how to utilize our precious resources more economically and efficiently.
Geriatric Gymnastics 7: part 3
In this chapter of Geriatric Gymnastics, you'll get a glimpse of some of the hurdles Debby Bassin had to maneuver in order to officially open her doors, as well as how her expectations were not always reflective of her reality.
Geriatric Gymnastics 7: part 1
I am excited to introduce a new facet of my Geriatric Gymnastics series, Debra Bassin: Courage and Grit Personified. In these next chapters, I will reveal Debby’s story as a gymnast and an emerging business owner.
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?