Gymnastics Shorts: Coverage and Comfort



Gymnastics shorts are a viable alternative or addition to a leotard outfit for girls who engage in acrobatics and other gymnastic sports. Gymnastics shorts are stretchy, flexible, nonbinding, comfortable to wear and provide a bit more coverage than other options. Whether you are a parent who wants shorts for your daughter or a trainer who is looking for a new uniform for the team, these offer stylish and comfortable alternative to leotards alone.

How to Pick the Right Gymnastics Shorts for Girls

Most shorts are more like boy shorts underwear than actual shorts you would wear out in public. There is a good reason for this. Gymnastics shorts must fit snugly to move with the athlete and cannot be longer bulky or they make it the way of smooth tricks. The tight construction also helps prevent slipping and keeping which can be less modest than theyshorts small silhouette.

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Be sure to buy shorts that fit each girl on the team. Choosing matching colors is important as well and gymnastics shorts come in a wide variety. Some shorts even have trim, embroidered or appliquéd images or sparkly words written across the backside.


Depending on the age of the cheerleading team in question, gymnastics shorts can either be used for additional coverage or to make the outfit sexier for older teens and women only. In many cases, shorts are paired with a sports bra sized top but can also be worn with longer tank tops as well.

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