Gymnastics: Most Popular Articles
Easy steps and stretches to help you learn how to do the splits.
Learn how to do gymnastics tricks and skills such as a back flip, handstand, back walkover, and split.
A step-by-step instruction of how to do a back flip -- how to learn a tucked back salto in gymnastics.
Step by step stretching instructions for how to do a center split in gymnastics. Here's how to do the butterfly stretch.
There are seven different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
Learn how to do a handstand or improve your handstand in seven easy steps.
The simplest ways to find great gymnastics leotards -- at your gymnastics club, online, at a local boutique
These are the up-and-coming American gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before. Simone Biles is tops on the list.
From Olga Korbut's back flip on bars to Nadia Comaneci's perfect 10 and Kerri Strug's clutch vault, find out the greatest moments in Olympic gymnastics history.
Back walkover -- find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics. Your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover.
Learn how to a bridge stretch for gymnastics, to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and more
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos
Simone Biles had a massively-successful rookie season in gymnastics, winning the world all-around title and U.S. national title. Now, she's still one of the best gymnasts in the world -- and may be unstoppable going into the Rio Olympics.
Gymnast Rebecca Bross bio and pictures -- information about Rebecca Bross's competitions, personal life, and more
American Olympic gymnasts and Olympic gymnastics teams from 1936-2012.
What is gymnastics? Find out all about gymnastics -- the best gymnasts, the different types, and much more!
Vault: The phases of a gymnastics vault, the types of vaults being performed competitively, and the gymnasts proven to be the best vaulters in the world.
Gymnastics grips: Find out if you need gymnastics grips, how to break them in and care for them, and the most popular gymnastics grip brands.
Gymnasts are a unique breed -- here's how you know you're one of them.
Upcoming gymnastics competitions and meets in 2014 and beyond.
How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need to get started in gymnastics.
From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced.
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in women's gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics
Wondering how to become an Olympic gymnast? Here are the requirements to qualify to the Olympic gymnastics team.
Inspiring gymnastics quotes from Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson, Nadia Comaneci, Svetlana Boguinskaya, and many more
Gymnast Gabby Douglas -- a bio of Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas, the first African-American gymnast to win the Olympic all-around title, and the first US gymnast to win both the team and all-around gold medals at an Olympics.
Why world and Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura is the top male gymnast in history.
Women's gymnastics world champions from 1934 to today.
Nadia Comaneci profile: Considered the Queen of Gymnastics, Comaneci is a world and Olympic champion, and is best-known for scoring the first perfect 10.0 in Olympic competition.
Gymnast Shawn Johnson was a 2008 Olympian, winning four medals. She also won the 2007 world title in the all-around.
The gymnastics floor: the types of moves being done on floor exercise, and the gymnasts proven to be the best on floor in the world.
Tips for beating a gymnastics mental block. Scared of a skill? Here's how to get past that.
All about gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and his wife Martha -- the coaches of Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Dominique Moceanu and Kerri Strug
The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton is doing now. Page 4.
Gabby Douglas has always said several times that she'd be back. But no Olympic all-around champ has made it to a second Games since Nadia Comaneci in 1980, so
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Mitch Gaylord is doing now, after winning gold in the 1984 Olympics. Page 5.
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.
Find out what World Champion American gymnast Kim Zmeskal is doing now. Page 6.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Shannon Miller is doing now, after winning Olympic gold in 1996. Page 7.
The uneven bars, the types of moves being done on gymnastics bars, and the gymnasts proven to be the best bar workers in the world.
American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
From the ongoing age limit debate of the Chinese gymnasts, to the doping scandal with Andreea Raducan and arguable wins of Tatiana Gutsu and Dimosthenis Tampakos, find out the biggest controversies in Olympic gymnastics.
Kyla Ross is a 2012 Olympic gymnast -- and an Olympic gold medalist.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Bart Conner is doing now. Page 3.
In honor of ugly leotards everywhere -- and the poor gymnasts forced to wear them -- we present seven of the most terrible leotards we could find. Related:
A 2012 Olympic alternate, Elizabeth Price won the American Cup and Pacific Rim Championships earlier this year, as well as the 2013-14 World Cup series. She
All about the equipment and the competition in Olympic women's gymnastics
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci is doing now, after being the star of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Page 2.
Sam Mikulak, a 2012 Olympian, and Elizabeth Price, an alternate for the 2012 Olympic team, took home the respective titles at the 2014 American Cup on Saturday.
The Olympic all-around medalists from 1952 (the first year women's all-around competition was held), through 2012.
American gymnast Shawn Johnson wins beam at the 2008 Olympics. Page 2.
A photo of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone celebrating in this gallery of 10 awesome celebratory gymnastics photos.
There's no doubt this NCAAs -- held this past weekend in Birmingham, Al. -- was awesome overall: We had the first tie ever, and it was between two
Gymnast Nastia Liukin was the 2008 Olympic gymnastics all-around champion, and racked up an amazing number of wins in the all-around, uneven bars and balance beam.
Find out what 1996 Olympic Champion gymnast Dominique Moceanu is doing now that she's an adult. Page 8.
Follow Simone Biles, Kohei Uchimura, Kyla Ross, and many more at the 2014 Nanning World Gymnastics Championships. Get the news, results, quotes, and videos to watch here.
In rhythmic gymnastics, gymnasts use equipment such as hoops, balls, ropes, clubs and ribbons to perform leaps, jumps and other moves. It's an Olympic sport under gymnastics.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Olga Korbut is doing now, after being the star of the 1972 Olympics.
What the gymnastics skill Arabian is, with videos of gymnasts performing Arabians.
The main differences between men's gymnastics and women's gymnastics in events and competition format.
Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
Learn a front walkover by starting with a bridge
All about the complex scoring system of Olympic trampoline. Here's how to understand the rules and enjoy watching the sport.
We break down the stats and intangibles on Simone Biles, a supremely-talented US gymnast with nine world medals.
All about Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber: her gymnastics career, her life outside the gym, and the cool skills that Jordyn Wieber performs.
Find out if gymnastics beam shoes are for you, as well as which brands are best.
Gymnast Nastia Liukin does a Pak salto on bars at the 2004 Nationals
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.
Gymnast Jon Horton gets his silver medal in the 2008 Olympic high bar finals. Page 3.
Gymnast Dominique Dawes competes at the 1996 Olympics on floor. Page 8.
McKayla Maroney Photo Gallery McKayla Maroney won vault gold at her first world championships, and helped
Find out what 2004 Olympic Champion gymnast Carly Patterson is doing now, and more about her singing career. Page 9.
US gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner celebrate at the 1984 Olympics. Page 15.
Gymnast Brandy Johnson competes on beam Page 12.
All about gymnast Svetlana Khorkina -- a three-time world champion and two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics
Czechoslovakian gymnast Vera Caslavska on the balance beam. Page 7.
The gymnastics balance beam, the types of moves being done on balance beam, and the gymnasts proven to be the best beam workers in the world.
Gymnasts Shannon Miller, Tatiana Gutsu and Lavinia Milosovici prepare to receive their medals at the 1992 Olympic all-around final in gymnastics. Find out why this all-around competition caused a lot of controversy at the time. Page 2.
Soviet gymnast Svetlana Boguinskaya competes on beam at the 1991 Worlds. Page 11.
Soviet Gymnast Dmitry Bilozerchev competes at the 1988 Olympics. Page 13.
How to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, here's how to take care of your rip.
Svetlana Khorkina on floor at the Olympic Games. Page 32.
Gymnast Kerri Strug does a pose on beam at the 1996 Olympics. Page 10.
Gymnast Courtney Kupets competes at the 2003 Worlds on vault. Page 6.
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone gives a quote that inspired her in her gymnastics training. Page 4.
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps
: The term all-around simply means all of the different gymnastics apparatus. All-around results would
The TV and online streaming schedule for the 2014 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships), and the women's roster of competitors.
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
Gymnast Shannon Miller's competitive highlights, gymnastics career, and more
Find out all about Alicia Sacramone's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Alicia Sacramone.
The scores under the new gymnastics scoring system, at About.com Gymnastics. Page 17.
A bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug, the gymnast who hurt her ankle on the final vault to win the Olympics for the American team.
Russian gymnast Alexei Nemov performing on floor in a gymnastics competition. Page 37.
US gymnast Raj Bhavsar competes on the rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 5.
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the events.
Olympic champion Dominique Dawes won the team gold with the Magificent Seven in 1996. A member of three Olympic gymnastics teams, Dawes won every event at the 1994 US Nationals.
What a rudi in gymnastics is -- the definition of the move rudi
A slideshow of World Champion gymnast Shawn Johnson
What the term podium training means in gymnastics.
Definition of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) -- the governing body for the sport of gymnastics
A photographic slideshow of historical gymanstics photos
A photograph of the gold, silver and bronze medal winning gymnastics teams at the 1988 Olympics. The US team was deducted .5 of a point for a technical violation, causing them to miss out on a medal, and stirring up one of the biggest controversies in Olympic gymnastics.
The Russian group performing their ribbon routine in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 36.
Yang Wei is one of the most accomplished Chinese gymnasts of all time. Find out all about his gymnastics career, accomplishments, and personal life.
The most famous American gymnasts in history: 10 gymnasts -- from Mary Lou Retton to Gabby Douglas -- that everyone knows.
Why the American gymnasts are so good at gymnastics -- especially on the women's side, where the US has dominated.
What the term Amanar means in gymnastics.
Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas is back training, working toward a comeback for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Can she do it? We have the latest news, as well as the challenges and opportunities she may face.
Gymnast Sho Nakamori performs on the high bar. Page 25.
In 2003, gymnast Paul Hamm became the first US man to become world all-around champion. In 2004, he won the Olympic all-around title as well. Hamm has done it all in the sport of gymnastics.
What a Tsukahara vault is in gymnastics
Simone Biles and Sam Mikulak are expected to lead the 2014 US world teams in Nanning, China. Here's the TV schedule, US team members, and results as they happen.
A photograph of 1976 Olympic all-around champion Nadia Comaneci on floor at the gymnastics competition in Montreal. Page 16.
Nastia Liukin on the balance beam at a gymnastics competition. Page 24.
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.
American gymnast Elise Ray on the Vault at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. Page 14.
A bio of gymnast Mary Lou Retton -- her 1984 Olympic victory, her other accomplishments, and what she's doing now.
In honor of ugly leotards everywhere -- and the poor gymnasts forced to wear them -- we present seven of the terrible leotards we could find. Page 2.
Xiao Yiming of China competes hoop at the 2008 Olympic Test Event. Page 15.
Shin Soo Ji performs with the rope in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 38.
A definition of what the side aerial in gymnastics is, with video of a side aerial.
: The term full-in means that the gymnast performs a full-twisting double back (two flips backwards)
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in men's gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
: The iron cross is a strength move performed by men on the rings. In it, the gymnast holds the rings
A profile of the female Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina -- world champion in 2010 and uneven bars Olympic champion in 2012.
Gymnastics. Page 28.
Find out when a gymnast should start more serious gymnastics training.
What famous gymnasts such as Mary Lou Retton, Nadia Comaneci, Olga Korbut, Bart Conner, Carly Patterson and many more are doing now after retiring from gymnastics.
Find out what the gymnastics term Code of Points means
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Amanda Borden, now Amanda Borden Cochran
The Bulgarian group performs a rhythmic gymnastics routine with balls and hoops. Page 26.
The world champions in men's artistic gymnastics
Lu Huang of China competes on the vault at the American Cup gymnastics meet in 2005. Page 15.
: When a gymnast lands a tumbling pass, vault, or dismount without moving his/her feet, it is called
What the term press to handstand means in gymnastics.
A bio of 2012 Olympic gymnast Alexandra Raisman
A profile of the female Olympic gymnast Larisa Iordache -- A team bronze medalist in 2012, Iordache has also won multiple medals at the European Championships.
Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing vaults high above the landing mat. Page 33.
Find out what a Yurchenko vault is in gymnastics, and watch videos of a Yurchenko.
A gallery of fun and funny gymnastics photos -- featuring gymnasts such as Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone, Chellsie Memmel, and more.
Shantessa Pama on the uneven bars doing a jam at a gymnastics competition. Page 6.
British gymnasts compete on the pommel horse in the Team event at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm. Page 4.
The definition of what a cast on the uneven bars, parallel bars, or high bars is.
Alina Kabaeva does a split on toe during her rope routine in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 34.
Gymnast Fabian Leimlehner competes on the parallel bars at the 2009 Worlds in London. Page 4.
What an Onodi in gymnastics is. The definition of the gymnastics skill Onodi.
Definition of the gymnastics skill Tkatchev -- also called a reverse hecht.