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Innovative topical hand cream will stop your hands from perspiring when you need to avoid sweaty palms.

Before you head out onto the floor to do your cheer routine at a game or competition, you need to make sure you are in top form. Unfortunately, with pre-game jitters can come the tendency to sweat in the most inconvenient places. While a good antiperspirant should keep away potential embarrassment, if you have sweaty palms while cheerleading, it can actually be dangerous. After all, no one wants to be the base who accidentally loses their grip because of slippery hands. Tite-Grip is an innovative product that has become very popular among all kinds of athletes, but especially cheerleaders. Apply just a little of this topical cream to your palms, and your hands will stay bone dry.

Invented by Joe Ginger, a former PGA golfer, Tite-Grip is a patented hand cream that acts like an antiperspirant when applied to your palms. Ginger originally came up with the product to improve his golf grip, but he quickly found that the cream had applications in several athletic activities.

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All cheerleaders will have different levels of gymnastics experience coming into their first days on a new squad. You may find that you are better at tumbling or stunts than some of the other members of your team, but perhaps some other people are more flexible than you. Flexibility, especially in your legs, is an essential element of a good cheerleader. As you reach a more advanced level, you might be asked to do the splits or perform more intense jumps that you need to be limber enough to complete safely. Luckily, anyone can increase their flexibility with a little hard work, and you can use a tool called the SplitFlex to aid in your stretching.

The SplitFlex is designed to safely and easily let you stretch your legs all the way up to 180 degrees. Its innovative design supports your back while you stretch, which allows you to progress more quickly and also reduces your risk of injury. Using the SplitFlex is simple. Sitting down with the back support behind you, you place your feet through the foot straps and adjust your legs to a comfortable position. You then pull on the rope

Sleep is a wonderful thing but did you know that it can make or break your athletic performance? Whether you're already a varsity cheerleader or you're thinking about going to a cheerleading tryout, you need to examine your sleeping habits if you want to shine your brightest!


So, why do we need to sleep anyway? For your body to completely recover from the day's activities and stresses, proper hydration, healthy food full of nutrients, and sleep are the three things needed to bring you back into tip-top shape for the next new day. While your body is recharging at night, a growth hormone is released that helps build and repair muscles, build strong bones and burn fat. Without getting a good night's sleep that includes a deep sleep, the body produces less of this hormone, and that has a direct affect on how well you'll perform athletically. The REM stage of sleeping energizes both your brain and your body, so without sleep, you'll be walking around like a tired zombie. That's sure to have an impact on your cheerleading training. Well-rested athletes

  • Every cheerleader that’s ever competed knows what it’s like to stand backstage at a major competition. You can feel the anxiety and nerves in the air. The more important the competition is, the more tension seems to be in the air.
  • For some cheerleaders, the intense anxiety enough to want to quit. The pressure of performing in front of judges, friends, and family is too much. They’re afraid of crowds, afraid of failing, and wish they