Healthy Lifestyle

A Healthy Lifestyle for Gymnasts

At Eureka Gymnastics Club we believe in a healthy and active lifestyle! However, we know this type of lifestyle can be tricky to navigate in today’s world. So, we hope these resources help you and your family to get the most out of life!

Two limes, a lemon and six oranges, arranged to look like a smiling face. Good nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle is important for gymnasts!

Wholesome Eating

Gymnasts need to be providing their body with adequate nutrition. Learn more about nutrition for gymnasts, and the benefits for gymnasts of eating well.

Healthy Sleep Habits

Good sleep habits help gymnasts recover from exercise and optimise their performance in training and competition. Learn more about the benefits of sleep hygiene for gymnasts.

Good Hydration

Staying hydrated helps muscle and brain performance and your general health. Learn more about what staying hydrated does for a gymnast and get tips for drinking enough during the day.

Mindfulness is an important part of a wholesome lifestyle.

Mindfulness in a Healthy Lifestyle

You can think of mindfulness as a personal ‘fear and anxiety thermometer’ helping us get to know our own warning signs of when we’re fearful or anxious. Learn more about how mindfulness can be important for mental health.

Useful Websites and References

The following resources were referenced to provide the information on these pages: