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Guest Post: Never Quit on a Bad Day

Guest Post: Never Quit on a Bad Day

Off-days — when you can't believe you ever loved this sport that is so mentally and physically challenging, and think you might be better suited to badminton instead — are part of gymnastics. Quit, if that's right for you, but not when you're down. Today Guest Contributor Laura Battle shares her story about encouraging her gymnast to persevere after a bad day at practice.

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Guest Post: Back to Gym after 83 Days Away

Guest Post: Back to Gym after 83 Days Away

Guest post by Kyleigh Giraldo, a ten-year-old competitive gymnast living in Virginia. Kyleigh shares about her experience participating in weekly video workouts with her teammates and coaches, and working through a mental block when in-person practice resumed. Thank you, Kyleigh!

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Fresh Air Workout for Gymnasts

Fresh Air Workout for Gymnasts

Take your strength-building, cardio-pumping, balance-refining awesome-gymnast moves out of doors with yoga in the grass, hill sprints, and jump ropes! 

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Celebrate Being a Gymnast, Celebrate Being YOU

Celebrate Being a Gymnast, Celebrate Being YOU

Destira's core value BE YOU invites us to bring our whole selves to work every day, and to celebrate all of the great and unique things about all of our team members and customers. Celebrate being a gymnast, and all of the other wonderful things about YOU!

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Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Is this a time to let roller skates in the house? We’ll let you make that call for yourself, but here are our suggestions to help spark your creativity for offering a variety of activities to raise your gymnast’s heart rate. Dance party, anyone?

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Don't Miss Our Back to School Collections

Don't Miss Our Back to School Collections

The back to school season is approaching. Don't stress! A rainbow of colors, the glint of crystals, and the sheen of oh-so-soft fabric will ease you back into your regular gym mode. Graphics – cool, cute, fun, or motivational – our designs are made to inspire. Check out our latest collections and keep your mood elevated.

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Beach Conditioning for Gymnasts

Beach Conditioning for Gymnasts

It’s that time of year again! Competition season is over, school is out for the summer (or about to be) and the beach is calling your name! Here are 10 conditioning ideas you can take with you as you enjoy the sand and surf.

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Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

Find Your Courage: Destira's Hear Me Roar Collection

Our latest collection, Hear Me Roar, has arrived to celebrate YOUR unique courage. Feline inspired prints and graphics represent the power, determination, and grace in the roaring heart of every gymnast. Our tiger stripes and leopard spots will ensure that you feel fashion forward and inspired.

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A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

NCAA National Championships are upon us once more. Julia Ross, a former alumnus of the Denver Gymnastics Team, currently ranked No. 5, answered some questions for us about this weekend’s championships and shared her own experience as a competitive gymnast at the college level.

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Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Have you ever wondered about elite gymnastics? What it takes to become an elite gymnast, or what being an “elite” means exactly?! Elite gymnastics draws most people into the gymnastics world. Let's take a closer look.

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Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

In the spirit of sharing the love, we want to shine a light on some of the many dynamic gyms we partner with, and we’re so pleased to feature Salto Gymnastics Center, Inc. in our first Gym Spotlight!

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Stock Up On Summer Camp Leotards

Stock Up On Summer Camp Leotards

Stock Up On Gymnastics Summer  Camp Leotards A big part of summer with a young gymnast is the exciting challenge of finding the right summer camp for her to attend. Whether your gymnast is going to her first recreational camp at a local gym or an advanced program at a college campus, she’ll need… you guessed it: leotards! The team...

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