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How to prevent injuries in artistic gymnastics

A gymnast with good technique is a gymnast less at risk of injury. Focus on technique from an early age, especially landings, handstands and headstands. It is also important to stay in control of your body and manage your training load. The following programme was created specifically for gymnasts, and the exercises aim to improve flexibility and prepare the body for the load of the sport.

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Gymnasts have a unique combination of strength, flexibility and control of their bodies. Still, gymnasts are susceptible to acute injuries and overuse injuries. For sure, these injuries can affect the whole body, but especially arms and legs. Read more about the most common injuries in gymnastics here.