Hi! A uk coach and gym owner here.
Just to reiterate what the others have said really.
7 is definitely not too old.
It probably is for elite track (but not always)
At our club we tend to look at 7 year olds for our novice squad. These gymnasts train for anything between 4 and 9 hours per...
Yes! I've had back and upper leg pain for some years now and it's definitely aggregated by supporting bars.
My physio told me to join in with the gymnasts stretches as well as doing Pilates and foam rolling every day. I must admit stretching with the gymnasts does help when I remember/have the...
They have become very popular here and one of the leotard companies have started making them (pink leisure wear). Not sure if they ship to the states, but might be worth looking. Being a leo company they definitely make them with gymnasts in mind.