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Gymnastics Puzzles & Quiz

While away the lockdown hours with The Zone’s gymnastics puzzles & quiz. Play with a gymnastics friend and see who can complete the puzzles first, or play together with your parents for a little extra help! With a fun gymnastics themed word search, a head scratching set of amusing anagrams and a brain teasing general gymnastics knowledge quiz we’re sure you’ll love these puzzles! Word Search Get ready for our gymnastics themed word search. Find the 23 words associated with gymnastics hidden in the grid below. They can be read... Read More

28/03/2020

COVID-19 – Advice for Gymnastics Coaches and Teachers

Due to the recent Coronavirus pandemic, the government announced that from Friday 20th March all gymnastics classes in the UK are to close until further notice. We are extremely saddened by this news as we know how much of a financial and emotional strain this will put on coaches of gymnastics across the UK, many of whom are self-employed.  On 26th March the Chancellor announced that some financial support will be available to self employed gymnastics coaches. However to be eligible for this support you must meet the following criteria: ... Read More

Home workout for gymnasts

Your gym is closed for the next few weeks and you want to continue your strength training at home? But you are not quite sure what to do or you have run out of exercise ideas? Then this blog is exactly what you need! Here you will find two complete workout examples which you can easily do from home with no need for any equipment. You can of course also come up with your own workout routine or ask your trainer to send you some “homework” while you cannot go... Read More

Is your Gym closed? Train at home!

Has your Gym been closed for the next couple of weeks and you cannot continue your scheduled training sessions? That is of course a real shame but please make sure that you stay fit and active in the meantime! So that you do not get bored and out of shape we have gathered a few ideas on how to train at home. Your “real“ training on movements and elements that you have not fully mastered yet, will unfortunately have to wait for now as the danger of injury is just... Read More

13/03/2020

Gymnastics 2020: A look ahead to the Tokyo Olympics

It’s that time again. After waiting for what seems like forever (and really four years is basically forever), the Olympics and Paralympics are back and this time they’re in Tokyo Japan, the city known for its colour, energy, culture and life, so you can guess we’re expecting a lot from this year’s events. Although the actual location of the event is something to definitely be excited for, with the inevitable epic Open Ceremony event (I wonder if they’ll have a giant firework Pikachu) and the beautiful official motto “United by... Read More

WIN Tickets for the Gymnastics World Cup – Arena Birmingham – 28.03.20

Want to see some of the biggest names in the gymnastics world in 2020?? Yes Please we hear you scream!! This hotly anticipated competition is the ONLY 2020 Olympic Qualifier event to be held in Britain. With a total of 12 world medallists battling it out to represent their countries the Gymnastics World Cup is the hottest event for 2020! The Zone is giving you the chance to win an All Day Family Ticket for this fantastic competition – worth £138!!! Here’s how to win a pair of tickets to... Read More

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