On a previous article, we have listed some upper body exercises for our kids to perform regularly so they would develop strong and lean upper body muscles. Of course, gymnastics is not just a single-area-of-the-body kind of sport, it uses the whole body’s strength and utilizes it so the gymnast can perform amazing routines worthy for the podium. A gymnast is not complete without doing proper lower body workouts for lean muscles.
“You don’t win silver. You lose gold” – most sports fanatics might have already heard this message in an advertisement that was aired during the Atlanta Olympics. These kinds of messages, combined with those parents that pushes their children too hard makes children think that “winning is everything”, making it even harder to teach sportsmanship to children.