Fitness

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How to Stay “Cheer-Ready” over Summer Break

Share & Save Summer break is here, which means no school and fun in the sun.  For most of us it also means no cheerleading until football season starts back up.  How can you stay “cheer-ready” during your summer break? Stay in shape! You do not want to be huffing and puffing through practices when […] Read more

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Raising Cheerleaders to have Positive Body Images

Share & Save Cheerleading is a sport that, by default, centers a lot of focus on weight and body shape. Flyers are expected to be dainty, and bases are expected to be strong and have a body that can easily support flyers. It is easy to see how, without careful attention, cheerleaders can develop very […] Read more

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Staying Fit through the Holidays

Share & Save Family dinners, holiday parties, sweets galore, hours dedicated to finding the perfect gift: all things that signify the holiday season is near. There are many joyous things associated with the end of the year celebrations spanning from Thanksgiving through New Year’s, but these joyous moments can also be accompanied by over-eating, ditched […] Read more

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Heel Stretch Help

Share & SaveA heel stretch is a popular flexibility skill used primarily in cheerleading by flyers. In this skill, a flyer stands on one leg (typically the right leg) and extends the other leg out in front of them holding while holding their own heel. To get a feel for the correct placement of where […] Read more

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Score the Perfect Core

Share & SaveSolid core strength is crucial in preventing injury while cheering, and is critical to performing a majority of the skills demanded by cheerleading. Perfecting quick and easy methods to fine-tune your core muscles will help you make a smooth transition into getting in shape and being a better performer. Beginner Exercises The following […] Read more