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Climbing to the TOP

The art of topping stunts is a skill that’s difficult to master and complex to understand. Top girls are the face of stunts and pyramids, and with that honor comes responsibility and pressure. By no means are we complaining about being lifted in the air (and we’d be nowhere without our incredible bases and back spots!), but let’s be honest: being a top is harder than it looks. For instance. . . 1. Body control and flexibility are not natural. As a top, you are required to know which part of the foot to stand on. You must be able ... Read more

Become a Better Leader

Who do you think of when you hear the words “great leader”? Do you think of your coach? A teacher? The president? Your team’s captain? Now think about what qualities make that person a great leader. Think of other great leaders you know. I’m willing to bet these people share some of the same characteristics. Leadership is defined as “the action of leading a group of people or organization.” The role of a cheerleader is one of leadership. When you are a cheerleader, you are automatically thrust into the role of a leader during games, pep rallies, etc. But cheerleaders ... Read more

Strength + Cardio + Abs

Crunched for time? Circuit training is the workout for you! A circuit is a series of exercises repeated one right after the other with little or no rest in between. Once each exercise is completed, the moves repeat from the beginning. You get the benefits of muscle sculpting and cardio, minus the boredom factor. This workout combines one strength move, one cardio move and one core move for a total body burn that will have you sweating in no time. Circuit #1 Strength: Spiderman pushup x 10 Cardio: Burpee with lateral jump x 10 Abs: Bicycle crunch x 20 After one ... Read more