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5 Tips to Calm Your Nerves During a Gymnastics Competition

As I write this, I’m sitting at our Foxy’s booth at the Grand Rapids Gymnastics on the Grand gymnastics meet at the Devos Hall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is their 10th year anniversary hosting this meet. I’m going on my 35th anniversary of attending gymnastics meets. To be honest, not much has changed... The sights and sounds of gymnasts walking around with matching warm-ups, the clinging of their medals, the crowds of parents and grandparents cheering on their gymnasts, the floor music playing over and over, sometimes enough to drive you mad. It even smells the same. You never forget the smell of musty chalk and sweat. Competing has taught me so much. It wasn’t the wins or times I...

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Why It's Important to Learn to Fall

FALLING SHOWS YOU HOW STRONG YOU REALLY ARE!! If everything we did was always perfect then what would be the point to even try anything? We are put here on this Earth to learn and to grow, to figure things out, to be human, to make mistakes, and to get back up and try again. Many look at falling as a bad thing, but it is so important to fall, as it teaches us how to grow and to evolve.  As a competitive gymnast I bet I have fallen over a thousand times. I've split my head open multiple times, had concussions, broken both ankles at the same time, hyper-extended my knee, sprained and bled out of every ankle wrist...

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Foxy's Holiday Gift Guide for Gymnasts

Make your gymnasts Christmas this year with Foxy's Leotards, and help them to bring in the new year, 2020, in STYLE! Check off those Christmas lists fast and make your holiday shopping easy with Foxy's Leotards. Our leotards are great for more than just gymnastics. We hear girls love our leotards so much that they will sleep in them! Our gymnastics leotards will also hold up in the water for swimming. Pair Foxy's Leotards with a pair of jeans and cardigan and you're all set for hanging out on the town. There are so many uses for our leotards. They will go well beyond the gym or dance studio!   Below are great ideas for gifts for your gymnasts and...

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Mantras For Health

  Mantra are powerful positive sayings we recite over and over to help our brains reset to a more positive mode. It can be as simple as waking up each morning, looking into the mirror and saying to ourselves something like, "I am strong and beautiful" or "I am unique and a miracle". Starting the day and ending the day with positive mantras can rewire the brains to become more positive, as opposed to most of our negative autopilot brains.    Here are a few other mantras you could use: I AM POWERFUL JUST BREATHE, EVERYTHING IS OK I AM ATTRACTING ALL GOOD THINGS I AM ENOUGH I AM GRATEFUL FOR THIS LIFE I AM LOVE  KEEP GOING, ALL IS GOOD   Find a mantra that...

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