Why You Should Do Gymnastics As An Adult

Krista:

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