To know what to wear under your leotard, during your period can be tricky and is a nightmare. If your underwear is visible during the competition, you badly get point deductions.
Should you even wear anything underneath at all? If you are not sure what to wear, we’ve got you covered.
What to Wear
Wearing heavy-duty pads prevent any mess you may hate during practice. Heavy-duty pads are great for long rehearsals as well.
If you are not comfortable to wear a leotard during your period then don’t wear at all, only if your gym allowed.
What to Wear
Tampons are feminine hygiene products that can absorb menstrual flow during menstruation. It is usually made of rayon. Some brands come with a blend of rayon and cotton for a more comfortable day.
You may find this alternative better than your regular pads as you can’t experience a heavy or sticky feel at your most moves.
Most leotards have built-in liners. The liners can be removed and washed as you want. You can add thin liners along with it to save your day. Make sure the liners of your leotard are good enough so it won’t fall out.
What Not to Wear
Wearing panties under leotards is not good. It may move around when you do your routines making you feel uncomfortable at all times. What’s worse is that panties may also show up outside the leotard which will get your score badly lowered.
It is normal for girl gymnasts to experience period. We do hope that this article can help you minimize uncomfy feel whether you are up for the competition or just doing practice.