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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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Our Favorite Self-Care Activities

Our Favorite Self-Care Activities

Today we’re sharing our most-loved self-care practices to encourage you to take the time to do the things that make you feel like 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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How to Create the Perfect Bun

How to Create the Perfect Bun

Creating the perfect competition bun can be daunting. It has to look gorgeous AND it has to stay in! Here’s a guide on creating the perfect bun for your Destira Star!

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How to Choose a Gym She'll Love

How to Choose a Gym She'll Love

Suddenly, your daughter wants to take gymnastics lessons. Of course you want to support her budding interest. But how do you choose the right gym for her needs and personality? Don't worry! Destira is here to make your search enjoyable and successful. Here's a checklist of must-know tips for choosing a great Gymnastics club: Background checks Ask the gym if...

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Ten New Year Resolution Ideas for Gymnasts!

Ten New Year Resolution Ideas for Gymnasts!

2016 is here, and your Destira team hopes you were able to spend time with family and friends, whether simply relaxing or having a ball. You may also be using it to think of ways you can improve yourself in 2016, maybe in school, at home, or in gymnastics. If the latter, let us help! Below, we’re providing 10 New...

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Halloween Costumes Made Cute and Easy – Destira Style!

Halloween Costumes Made Cute and Easy – Destira Style!

Halloween is near, and it’s time to embark on the process of putting together the perfect costume. Why not go for something that can be worn on Halloween night and to the gym countless times after!? Your Destira leotard can double as the perfect base for a Halloween costume this season. Whether you are going to be spooky or sweet, we've...

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Five tips to become a Winning Gym Parent

Five tips to become a Winning Gym Parent

Helping your children become successful gymnasts is so much more than driving them to and from the gym. In fact, much of their individual achievement is dependent on your involvement as a parent and your example as a role model. Whether or not you recognize it yet, you have tremendous influence in shaping a positive – or negative – gymnastics...

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Five ways to practice Gymnastics at home!

Five ways to practice Gymnastics at home!

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out in gymnastics or already on the competitive team, there will come a time, when you'll want to practice at home. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to build your skills without all of the equipment you have access to at the gym. However, first, we ask that you...

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Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

Staying Active Outside of Gym Practice

If your gymnast won’t be attending summer sessions or taking part in a camp, you may be wondering how she will stay active while school is out of session. The great part about summer fun is that it doesn’t have to be structured. Instead of pushing a fit routine, try a few of these fun activities to keep your gymnast's heart-rate up...

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Gymnastics Summer Camp: What to Pack

Gymnastics Summer Camp: What to Pack

Summer is finally here and that means Summer Camp! A gymnastics summer camp is a great way to keep your gymnast fit and ready outside of practice season. But packing for a weeklong summer camp is a totally different task than an overnight sleeping party. To calculate how much clothing your child will need, the general rule of thumb is...

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Choosing the Right Leotard for your Gymnast!

Choosing the Right Leotard for your Gymnast!

One of the best parts about shopping with Destira is the abundance of options you have when ordering- style, color, size, shape, and back details. Your gymnast can get the leotard she wants in a style that’s comfortable to her. But how can you make sure she’s wearing a leotard that is sized and fits correctly? Check out these tips...

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