5 Things Only Gymnasts Understand

Gymnasts live in a world of their own. Dedicated to a strict, eat, sleep, school, gymnastics, lifestyle, there are certain ways of life that only gymnasts will understand.

5. Giving up any form of a social life to go to practice.

Spending a majority, of your time in the gym, it is not unusual that gymnasts will have to give up a sleepover or a party to attend a practice.

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4. Finishing a great routine, and then tripping over a mat.

It’s not over til it’s over.

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3. No matter how many times you fail, you have 30 seconds to get back up and finish what you started.

Don’t take the overtime penalty…

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2. Time management.

Between late nights full of homework and early morning practices, gymnasts know how to get things done in a timely manner.

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1. Giants are not monsters.

Yep, because an “A” rated skill could totally eat you alive…

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