Why You Should Do Gymnastics As An Adult


My first gymnastics class in 21 years was tough. Sure, I’d played around doing some cartwheels, bridges and freestanding handstands here and there since I’d learned them as a little kid, but the truth was that I had absolutely no idea what I was doing.

I went home and practiced my handstands, tried to stay straight while doing cartwheels, did shoulder shrugs to strengthen my shoulders (which have been a lifelong weakness of mine) and back bends to gain flexibility. It truly felt like I was going back to the basics.

But damn, was it fun.

It only took one class—and I was hooked. …

8 Reasons Why You Should Do Gymnastics As An Adult