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Cheerleading Health and Fitness

Conditioning, Fitness, Health and Beauty for Cheerleaders.
  1. All About Flexibility
  2. Cardio Training

Warming Shawl
The Bed Buddy Warming Shawl is a perfect addition to your cheerleading health and fitness regime.

Safe Home Use of a Trampoline
How to safely use a trampoline at home.

Cheerleaders Banned from Wearing Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt
Cheerleaders banned from wearing Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts at football games.

How To Make a Sports Drink
An easy to follow recipe for making a sports drink that boosts your energy and helps replenish body fluids during and after strenuous activity.

Don't Skip Breakfast
When you skip breakfast, you are likely to become tired when your brain and body run low on fuel. By mid-morning, you might grab a cup of coffee or wolf down a sugary candy bar to wake up again. This might work for a few minutes, but by lunch time you are hungry, crabby, and perhaps your mood might make you a little more prone to make unhealthy choices at lunch.

Eating for Energy
Diet and nutrition are often overlooked aspects of training and conditioning for Cheerleaders. Learn what to eat before a practice, competition, game or tryouts - Eating for Energy.

Dying for Perfection
An alarming amount of athletes develop eating disorders in their quest to be thin and in their minds, perfect. Learn more.

Health for Teens
This is a comprehensive site, covering everything from acne to sexually transmitted diseases. From our About Health for teens Guide.

Nutrition
Learn more about proper nutrition and diet, from out About Nutrition Guide, Rick Hall.

Athlete Profile Software
Looking to become more agile or better coordinated? Would you like to be able to jump higher and quicker? Or how about getting stronger and more powerful in your upper and lower body? This Cheerleading program was developed specifically for cheerleaders ages 8 & up. The exercises and drills included will help you develop the skills to become a better cheerleader. Reasonably priced.

Cheer Workout
A good workout, combining strengthening, power, endurance, and aerobics.

Circuit Training from Varsity.com
Circuit training is a great way for cheerleaders to improve coordination and build strength and endurance simultaneously.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
They are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Edreferral.com provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.

Leg Strengthening
Strong legs are important in all aspects of cheerleading. They help in building stunts and pyramids, they help in gymnastics, and they help in jumps.

Strong Stomachs
Cheerleaders need strong abdominal muscles to jump better and improve their stunts and pyramids. Strong stomachs help in gymnastics as well. Good list of stomach exercises for Cheerleaders.

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