13 reasons why I need a new leotard!

Have you seen it yet? The new catalogue is out, and full of gorgeous leotards for your training comfort and joy. Whilst we think the new designs are reason enough to make an order, sometimes mum and dad can need a little extra convincing… Here are 13 reasons why you might need a new leotard! 1. “I’ve grown a foot … Continue reading

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WORLD’S 2017: FINALS

Qualifications are over. What happened? What’s next? Here’s the low-down:   End of an Era One of the biggest stories of this championships is that neither of the reigning World All Around Champions will be competing to keep their titles this year. On the women’s side, Simone Biles took a break from training following her Olympic success last year, so … Continue reading

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World’s 2017: Meet the Team

The 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships started yesterday (2nd October) with the Men’s qualifying rounds, and run all this week until the Sunday 8th October. Today is the final round of Men’s qualifying competition, then the Women’s qualifying rounds. There is no team competition the year after an Olympic Games so our gymnasts are vying for places in the individual … Continue reading

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All You Need To Know: 2017 World Cup of Gymnastics

This weekend will see an exciting line up of international talent come to London, for the Artistic World Cup. The event is the third competition of three World Cups that are held each year, following events in America and Germany that took place in January and March. Gymnasts who compete in all three World Cup events are eligible to be … Continue reading

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This Girl Can – Cerys McIntosh

THIS GIRL CAN is a celebration of active women, at all ages and levels of ability. It focuses on health and well-being, encouraging every woman to get involved in exercise in some way, and not to worry about what they look like while they are doing it. In a world saturated by media telling you how you should or shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Somersault to Success: Stunts!

Welcome to the third in a series of blogs where I highlight some of the greatest opportunities British gymnasts should be looking out for! Gymnasts are not only some of the most flexible, tough, and fit athletic performers, but also tend to be the kind of hard working, passionate and dedicated individuals that are perfect for many other highly sought … Continue reading

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The Rosebowl Returns (for the 35th time)

An exciting weekend edges closer! This Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October the longest running invitational gymnastics competition in the U.K. will commence: the Rushmoor Rosebowl. It will be the 35th anniversary of the competition, which this year will see twenty teams competing, including teams from Canada, Spain and Holland as well as Great Britain. The event will take place … Continue reading

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Meet the Models: Part 2

You know their faces: now get to know them! While The Zone’s models each have unique personalities, talents, and backgrounds, if there’s one thing they all share it’s a love of gymnastics! Find out their goals, mottos, top achievements, and more in Part 2 of Meet The Models.     An Appley a Day Ayesha Age: 10 Club: Appley Bridge … Continue reading

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Meet the Models: Part 1

You know their faces: now get to know them! Ahead of every new catalogue, there’s a photo-shoot. It’s an exciting time when The Zone’s models are invited out of the gym and into the studio to exhibit the latest designs for the world to see. Having modelled for The Zone myself, I know how fun it is to get to … Continue reading

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GloRIOus

  Oh how the land of hope and glory lived up to its name. No matter what the rumours may have predicted about Rio, or how divided the public may have been after a certain referendum, one thing we can surely all agree on is that Team GB’s athletes have done us proud this summer; the Rio Olympic Games were … Continue reading

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