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.
Step by step stretching instructions for how to do a center split in gymnastics. Here's how to do the butterfly stretch.
A step-by-step instruction of how to do a back flip -- how to learn a tucked back salto in gymnastics.
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
There are seven different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
Find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics: your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover, starting with a backbend kickover.
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.
Learn how to a bridge stretch for gymnastics, to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and more
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.
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.
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos
How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need to get started in gymnastics.
Kyla Ross is one to watch for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Gymnasts are a unique breed -- here's how you know you're one of them.
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!
Upcoming gymnastics competitions and meets in 2014 and beyond.
From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced.
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.
Beautiful gymnastics pictures from some of the best gymnasts in history -- from Nastia Liukin and Gabby Douglas to Alexei Nemov and Kohei Uchimura.
The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
Tips for beating a gymnastics mental block. Scared of a skill? Here's how to get past that.
Wondering how to become an Olympic gymnast? Here are the requirements to qualify to the Olympic gymnastics team.
Gymnast Shawn Johnson was a 2008 Olympian, winning four medals. She also won the 2007 world title in the all-around.
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
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.
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.
All about the complex scoring system of Olympic trampoline. Here's how to understand the rules and enjoy watching the sport.
Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.
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.
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton is doing now. Page 4.
All about the equipment and the competition in Olympic women's gymnastics
American gymnast Shawn Johnson wins beam at the 2008 Olympics. Page 2.
All about gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and his wife Martha -- the coaches of Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Dominique Moceanu and Kerri Strug
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.
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.
Learn a front walkover by starting with a bridge
American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Mitch Gaylord is doing now, after winning gold in the 1984 Olympics. Page 5.
Find out what 1996 Olympic Champion gymnast Dominique Moceanu is doing now that she's an adult. Page 8.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Olga Korbut is doing now, after being the star of the 1972 Olympics.
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 Shannon Miller is doing now, after winning Olympic gold in 1996. Page 7.
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:
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
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.
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.
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 new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
How to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, here's how to take care of your rip.
Find out what World Champion American gymnast Kim Zmeskal is doing now. Page 6.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci is doing now, after being the star of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Page 2.
Definition of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) -- the governing body for the sport of gymnastics
A photo of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone celebrating in this gallery of 10 awesome celebratory gymnastics photos.
What the gymnastics skill Arabian is, with videos of gymnasts performing Arabians.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Bart Conner is doing now. Page 3.
Gymnast Jon Horton gets his silver medal in the 2008 Olympic high bar finals. Page 3.
The Olympic all-around medalists from 1952 (the first year women's all-around competition was held), through 2012.
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.
All about Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber: her gymnastics career, her life outside the gym, and the cool skills that Jordyn Wieber performs.
Gymnast Nastia Liukin does a Pak salto on bars at the 2004 Nationals
Find out if gymnastics beam shoes are for you, as well as which brands are best.
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.
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone gives a quote that inspired her in her gymnastics training. Page 4.
A slideshow of World Champion gymnast Shawn Johnson
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.
The main differences between men's gymnastics and women's gymnastics in events and competition format.
US gymnast Raj Bhavsar competes on the rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 5.
Gymnast Brandy Johnson competes on beam Page 12.
Gymnast Courtney Kupets competes at the 2003 Worlds on vault. Page 6.
Find out what 2004 Olympic Champion gymnast Carly Patterson is doing now, and more about her singing career. Page 9.
Gymnast Shannon Miller's competitive highlights, gymnastics career, and more
Gymnast Kerri Strug does a pose on beam at the 1996 Olympics. Page 10.
Soviet Gymnast Dmitry Bilozerchev competes at the 1988 Olympics. Page 13.
Gymnastics. Page 28.
Gymnast Dominique Dawes competes at the 1996 Olympics on floor. Page 8.
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.
Soviet gymnast Svetlana Boguinskaya competes on beam at the 1991 Worlds. Page 11.
: The term all-around simply means all of the different gymnastics apparatus. All-around results would
US gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner celebrate at the 1984 Olympics. Page 15.
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.
The gymnastics pommel horse: the types of moves being done on pommel horse, and the gymnasts proven to be the best on the event.
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.
Find out all about Alicia Sacramone's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Alicia Sacramone.
Chellsie Memmel won two world gold medals in 2003, and was the 2005 world all-around champion. After battling through injuries she's back and hoping to win Olympic gold in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Find out more about her gymnastics career, her life, and the cool skills she performs.
Find out when a gymnast should start more serious gymnastics training.
: When a gymnast lands a tumbling pass, vault, or dismount without moving his/her feet, it is called
McKayla Maroney Photo Gallery McKayla Maroney won vault gold at her first world championships, and helped
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.
The most famous American gymnasts in history: 10 gymnasts -- from Mary Lou Retton to Gabby Douglas -- that everyone knows.
What a Tsukahara vault is in gymnastics
What the term podium training means in gymnastics.
A photographic slideshow of historical gymanstics photos
Kyla Ross is a 2012 Olympic gymnast -- and an Olympic gold medalist.
A Finnish Gymnast Competes on the Parallel Bars at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden. Page 3.
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.
Yang Wei is one of the most accomplished Chinese gymnasts of all time. Find out all about his gymnastics career, accomplishments, and personal life.
Bio of world and Olympic champion Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura
What the term press to handstand means in gymnastics.
Gymnastics photos of Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas
: The iron cross is a strength move performed by men on the rings. In it, the gymnast holds the rings
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.
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the events.
Find out all about Carly Patterson's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Carly Patterson.
A directory of the gymnasts and coaches on Twitter
Gymnast Cathy Rigby -- all about her gymnastics medals and career, as well as her acting career, where she's best known for the role of Peter Pan.
All about the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships (US men's nationals) -- who's competing, when it's held, and where.
: The term full-in means that the gymnast performs a full-twisting double back (two flips backwards)
Why the American gymnasts are so good at gymnastics -- especially on the women's side, where the US has dominated.
A bio of Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven US Olympic team
Emma Jay performs at the 2005 US rhythmic nationals. Page 9.
All about gymnast Svetlana Khorkina -- a three-time world champion and two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics
Gymnastics Pictures of World Champion and 2008 Olympian Nastia Liukin
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps
All about Olympic rhythmic gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the apparatus.
The TV and online streaming schedule for the 2014 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships), and the women's roster of competitors.
A bio of US Olympic gymnast Bridget Sloan: her accomplishments in and out of the gym, pictures, and more.
Gymnast Rebecca Bross bio and pictures -- information about Rebecca Bross's competitions, personal life, and more
A bio of gymnast Mary Lou Retton -- her 1984 Olympic victory, her other accomplishments, and what she's doing now.
All about gymnast John Orozco, a 2012 Olympic gymnastics team hopeful
A gymnast on high bar. Gymnastics. Page 2.
The men's and women's, junior and senior rosters for the 2013 US gymnastics national championships, called the P&G Championships.
What a flyaway is in gymnastics
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.
Find out what the uneven bars release move Shaposhnikova is, and more gymnastics skills.
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.
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.
What a rudi in gymnastics is -- the definition of the move rudi
Shantessa Pama on the uneven bars doing a jam at a gymnastics competition. Page 6.
What a Jaeger in gymnastics is
A gallery of fun and funny gymnastics photos -- featuring gymnasts such as Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone, Chellsie Memmel, and more.
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.
What the term Amanar means in gymnastics.
Find out what the gymnastics term Code of Points means
Ten common balance beam skills or moves you'll see gymnasts do in the Olympics. From the front aerial to the layout step-out and ring leap, here's a quick explanation of balance beam skills.
Russian gymnast Alexei Nemov performing on floor in a gymnastics competition. Page 37.
Gymnast Olga Korbut was the star of the 1972 Olympics -- winning multiple medals and earning crowd-favorite status with her daring and risky flips.
Trampolinist Amanda Bailey doing a flip on the gymnastics trampoline. Page 23.
Australian gymnast Monette Russo on the balance beam performing a Rulfova flip. Page 10.
Find out all about Samantha Peszek's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Samantha Peszek.
What an Onodi in gymnastics is. The definition of the gymnastics skill Onodi.