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03/10/2019
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A Guide To Gymnastics Accessories

How to pick the best accessories for your gymnastics look! Accessories are the best part of most social events. They have the ability to change your outfit in many ways, you could match them, wear different coloured ones for an edgy look or go for patterned ones to up your stylistic game! You may think that gymnastics is a sport that doesn’t have a lot of choice in accessories, when in reality, there’s a lot to choose from.  Here at the Zone we decided to put together a little guide... Read More

19/09/2019

What are the health benefits of gymnastics?

How gymnastics is super beneficial for your body! I’m sure many of you wonder what the health benefits of gymnastics actually are. Will gymnastics increase flexibility? Will practicing gymnastics help with bone health? Will gymnastics help with balance? Well the answer is yes, and in this blog, we’ll explore why practicing gymnastics is actually great for your physical health! Strength Training in gymnastics helps increase your strength massively. Not only is gymnastics a full body workout (which is super for your body) it also helps improve your strength. This is... Read More

Benefits of Gymnastics for Children

Picture this. Your giddy child runs up to you one night while you’re watching ‘Greys Anatomy’, they’re complimenting you and being overly nice (this isn’t usual what do they want now) eventually they spit it out. They’d like to start gymnastics. Your mind begins to wander; I thought they wanted to start piano lessons? What about injuries? What about the classes? Where do I get the kit from? Don’t worry, believe me. Gymnastics is such a wonderful thing for your child to get into. Not only will it keep them... Read More

22/08/2019

Our best floor songs for gymnastics

      One of the best parts of gymnastics is doing your floor routine to an epic soundtrack, it could be the strong synths of Madagascar by Hans Zimmer or the upbeat “Oh”s of Simone Biles’ 2016 Olympic floor routine, we all love how much music can change a performance. We decided to put together some tunes that make great floor routines; they have everything you need, drama, passion and rhythm! Floor songs from the Movies: As music and film nerds, we believe theme songs are the best kind... Read More

01/02/2019

Win tickets to see Simone Biles, Max Whitlock, plus many more at The Superstars of Gymnastics!

Want to see some of the biggest names in the gymnastics world at The O2 in London? The Zone are de lighted to offer a pair of tickets to one lucky gymnastics fan to The Superstars of Gymnastics, at The O2, London, on Saturday 23rd March. Simone Biles and Max Whitlock are joined by a host of international talent including two-time Olympic champion Aliya Mustafina of Russia, Germany’s three-time European champion and double Olympic silver medallist Marcel Nguyen, alongside Englishmen Dan Purvis, Courtney Tulloch, and Sam Oldham for a spectacular... Read More

31/10/2018
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The 5 Most Talked About Things at the Doha World Championships (So Far)

We’re right in the middle of the 48th FIG Artistic World Championships, which are being held in Doha, Qatar all this week until Saturday 3rd November. So far we’ve seen the qualifications and the team finals. Maybe you’ve been following along on Twitter and livestreams, or maybe you’ve missed the action so far due to work or school? Either way there’s still plenty left to see! Read on to find out what’s got the gymnastics community talking so far, plus how to catch the rest of the week’s competitions… Simone... Read More

06/07/2018

WIN! Tickets to the Gymnastics European Championships Final

The Zone is excited to offer a pair of tickets to the finals of the prestigious Artistic Gymnastics European Championships 2018, held in Glasgow, on Sunday 5th August. Win a pair of tickets to one of the most hotly anticipated competitions of the year, drawing talent from all around Europe to the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow. Soak up the atmosphere as the elite European Junior & Senior Women’s Artistic Gymnasts compete for this prestigious European title. Here’s how to be in with a chance to win this fantastic prize: Like... Read More

28/02/2018

February News Highlights

It’s been a big month for our Women’s Artistic gymnasts, but March is set to be even bigger. Time to make sure you’re caught up on all the latest news and events. Read on for a recap of February’s highlights, and a sneak peek of what’s coming up in the next few weeks… The English Championships The 2018 English Championships took place at the start of the month, between the 9th and 11th of February. The competition was held in a new venue in Essex, at the Redbridge Sports and... Read More

16/02/2018

Win Tickets to the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup

  The Zone is excited to offer one lucky family/group the opportunity to attend the prestigious 2018 Gymnastics World Cup, held at the Birmingham Arena, on Thursday 22nd March. See world class international Olympic stars battle it out for the illustrious All-around Women’s title in this extraordinary event. With British hopefuls Ellie Downie & Claudia Fragapane taking on rising stars including USA’s Margzetta Frazier and the current European Floor Champion Angelina Melinikova (Russia). We’re giving away one family pass (2 adults & 2 children) to attend the women’s competition on... Read More

3 Valentine’s Day Challenges to Try in the Gym!

Not planning a romantic candle-lit dinner on the 14th of February? Neither are we. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples. Here are three ways you can celebrate the sport you love! The Card Trick               A hearty way to warm up, or build strength, this technique is used by athletes in many different sports. It’s also one way to ensure you’ll be looking at a card covered in hearts this Valentine’s Day! The way it works is simple. Choose four different exercises or... Read More