Blog — Living Gymnastics

Junior World Championships

Junior World Championships

USA’s best Juniors will represent their country at the first-ever Junior World Championships!

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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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Let's Share a "Happy Mother's Day" Everyday!

Let's Share a "Happy Mother's Day" Everyday!

I’m so happy to be sharing this Mother’s Day with you! It’s Mother’s Day 2019 and a well-deserved, little red carpet rolls out just for you today. But what about the other 364 days out of the year? Motherhood is beautiful, hard and nuanced – fulfilling, draining and rewarding EVERY day. Let’s talk about how we step into the beginning of each new day of motherhood.

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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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Finishing your competition season strong!

Finishing your competition season strong!

We think that at this time of the season it’s important to check-in with yourself. How are you feeling? The healthier you are in mind, body and spirit, the better your gymnastics will be. Stay Strong, Be Fierce.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

Enjoy 30% Off all your favorite gymnastics leotards, shorts, leggings, grip bags, and doll leotards. Everything on Destira.com is 30% OFF for the biggest gymnastics apparel sale of the year.

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Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Wow! You are a Level 9 gymnast! You’ve obtained a 34.0 (or higher) All-Around Score at Level 8 and now, as a Level 9, you’re capable of skills most people only dream of doing! Destira is here with supportive guidance to help you along.

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Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 7… check! Congratulations on moving up to Level 8. Level 8 means you’re flipping your first vault in competition, that you’ve added twisting into your floor passes and are performing saltos on the balance beam. Take a moment to pat yourself on the back! Level 8 is one of the most difficult levels of gymnastics and it’s no small...

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Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

Destira Leotards: Proudly Made in the USA

When you buy a product and see a sticker attached to it  that says, “Made in the USA,” doesn’t it make you feel a glow of satisfaction? Like you’re contributing to a greater goodness that is helping people in your community or maybe even in  your country? Destira leotards are proudly made in the USA, and it’s the result of...

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