No Open Gym on Wednesday

There will be no Open Gym on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 due to CEA MD Tryouts.

Regular Exercise Can Increase Brain Size

Want a bigger brain? Time to get moving…literally.  Recent studies show evidence that those who participate in regular exercise have larger brain sizes. The harsh reality is that as we get older, our brains get smaller. However, it is possible to change what could become a reality in 20-30 years from now.  Don’t wait until … Continued

The Energy Bus

Many people believe that their circumstances dictate how their story goes.  However, your outlook, negative or positive, actually determines your outcome.  Your thoughts, words, and beliefs carry weight and play a significant role in what does or doesn’t happen to you.  You are not a victim to what is going on in your life. In … Continued

Perfect a Flip Tumbling Clinic

Hi CEA Maryland Family, We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a special tumble clinic for ages 6 and up here at Unique by “Perfect A Flip.”  Instructors Tom Balent, Yuri Kostovetskiy, and Mikhail Nasikan will be holding sessions on Friday, Dec 18 from 6-8 for levels 1 & 2 and on Sunday, Dec 20th from 9-12 … Continued

Balance Training Is Not Just For Gymnasts

Balance and gymnastics are synonymous.  All you have to do is observe a few minutes of gymnastics to realize how essential balance is to the sport.  Naturally, people assume that balance is only necessary for gymnasts on a beam, and not as necessary for the rest of the population.   Research suggests otherwise.  While athletes, … Continued

Eat Your Veggies

Why do people always say, “eat your veggies?”  Do vegetables really make that big of a difference? For a lot of people, eating vegetables are not a priority mostly because they aren’t convenient, can be expensive, and not always the tastiest option. However, with a little preparation and planning, vegetables can be both convenient and tasty.   … Continued

Post Exercise Eating

One of the most important meals you eat may not be breakfast after all, but the one immediately following your training session.  No one really considers the importance of timing food consumption after a workout or training session. The ideal window of time to replenish food stores is about 30 minutes post workout.   In an … Continued

“I’m a New Cheer Mom, Help!”

    By this point in the season, some of you might be throwing up your hands saying, “Help! I have no idea what I am doing.”  In fact, if you are new to competitive cheerleading, you are probably wondering what you signed up for.  There are competition fees, various uniforms, humungous bows, practice wear, choreography … Continued

Staying Hydrated in the Heat

Summer training is in full swing now. As temperatures are rising outside and even in the gym, make sure you are staying hydrated. After all, our bodies are made up of 80% water.   Before you begin any sort of practice or training, make sure you are properly hydrated.  Check the color of your urine … Continued

Teri Diamond takes a Coaching Position at Rutgers University

  If you don’t know Teri Diamond, you are missing out on knowing a remarkable young lady.  She excels at whatever she does and has a pretty remarkable list of accolades to prove it.  Teri was a competitve gymnast at Hill’s Gymnastics (home to several Olympic gymnasts and Hall of Fame Coach Kelli Hill).  While … Continued