July was a big month here on Cheerleading Blog. We talked a lot about summer fitness, cheerleading accessories, and dealing with injuries. We hope you had a great month filled with cheer camp, pool time, and maybe even some fun team fundraisers. In case you missed any of this month’s articles in all that summer action, we’ve rounded up our top picks to get you caught up: Take a look at our list of six reasons cheerleaders get injured. Then, be sure to avoid those things! While you’re at it, find out how to recover from the most common cheerleading injuries” “because some things are just out of your control. Stay out of the gym. Well, other than for cheer practices. Seriously, exercising outside is good for you. So read about the benefits and get out there! Back-to-school shopping is just around the corner, and you might want to think about getting new practice wear for the upcoming season. Look for these signs to know if it’s time to replace your cheer gear. You will need a good bag to carry your gear in” “and maybe one to show off your cheer pride at school, too. One of our Cheerleading Blog contributors shared her story of not making captain her senior year. Read about how she bounced back from the disappointment and was able to be an asset to her team. On that note, you should also check out these five ways to stay a part of your team when you’re injured. Oh, and did you hear about this win for NFL cheerleaders? What do you think? What was your favorite article on the blog this month?