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.
There are seven different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
Step by step stretching instructions for how to do a center split in gymnastics.
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
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.
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.
How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need to get started in gymnastics.
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.
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos
Learn how to do a bridge stretch to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and to increase your shoulder and back flexibility.
Back walkover -- find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics. Your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover.
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.
Upcoming gymnastics competitions and meets in 2014 and beyond.
American Olympic gymnasts and Olympic gymnastics teams from 1936-2012.
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.
What is gymnastics? Find out all about gymnastics -- the best gymnasts, the different types, and much more!
Inspiring gymnastics quotes from Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson, Nadia Comaneci, Svetlana Boguinskaya, and many more
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.
Tips for beating a gymnastics mental block. Scared of a skill? Here's how to get past that.
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
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Mitch Gaylord is doing now, after winning gold in the 1984 Olympics. Page 5.
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.
The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
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.
From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced.
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 women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.
The Olympic all-around medalists from 1952 (the first year women's all-around competition was held), through 2012.
Wondering how to become an Olympic gymnast? Here's how 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.
Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
Find out all about Alicia Sacramone's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Alicia Sacramone.
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.
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.
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.
All about the equipment and the competition in Olympic women's gymnastics
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Olga Korbut is doing now, after being the star of the 1972 Olympics.
All about gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and his wife Martha -- the coaches of Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Dominique Moceanu and Kerri Strug
A slideshow of World Champion gymnast Shawn Johnson
American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
Find out what World Champion American gymnast Kim Zmeskal is doing now. Page 6.
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.
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.
How to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, here's how to take care of your rip.
Learn a front walkover by starting with a bridge
Gymnasts are a unique breed -- here's how you know you're one of them.
: The term all-around simply means all of the different gymnastics apparatus. All-around results would
Gymnast Nastia Liukin does a Pak salto on bars at the 2004 Nationals
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.
American gymnast Shawn Johnson wins beam at the 2008 Olympics. Page 2.
Find out when a gymnast should start more serious gymnastics training.
What the gymnastics skill Arabian is, with videos of gymnasts performing Arabians.
All about the newest potential American gymnastics star Simone Biles, the 2013 US national champion.
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.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Shannon Miller is doing now, after winning Olympic gold in 1996. Page 7.
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
The TV and online streaming schedule for the 2014 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships), and the women's roster of competitors.
: When a gymnast lands a tumbling pass, vault, or dismount without moving his/her feet, it is called
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton is doing now. Page 4.
What a Tsukahara vault is in gymnastics
What the term podium training means in gymnastics.
What the term press to handstand means in gymnastics.
Gymnast Shannon Miller's competitive highlights, gymnastics career, and more
All about the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships (US men's nationals) -- who's competing, when it's held, and where.
There are six different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
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.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci is doing now, after being the star of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Page 2.
Gymnastics Pictures of World Champion and 2008 Olympian Nastia Liukin
What an Onodi in gymnastics is. The definition of the gymnastics skill Onodi.
The main differences between men's gymnastics and women's gymnastics in events and competition format.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Bart Conner is doing now. Page 3.
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the events.
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 1996 Olympic Champion gymnast Dominique Moceanu is doing now that she's an adult. Page 8.
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.
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.
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.
: The term full-in means that the gymnast performs a full-twisting double back (two flips backwards)
Kyla Ross is a 2012 Olympic gymnast -- and an Olympic gold medalist.
Gymnast Jon Horton gets his silver medal in the 2008 Olympic high bar finals. 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.
What the term Amanar means in gymnastics.
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.
A bio of gymnast Mary Lou Retton -- her 1984 Olympic victory, her other accomplishments, and what she's doing now.
Gymnastics photos of Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone gives a quote that inspired her in her gymnastics training. Page 4.
Gymnastics. Page 28.
The gymnastics pommel horse: the types of moves being done on pommel horse, and the gymnasts proven to be the best on the event.
All about Olympic rhythmic gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the apparatus.
Gymnast Kerri Strug does a pose on beam at the 1996 Olympics. Page 10.
The top American contenders in gymnastics at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Chinese gymnast Liu Xuan performs on floor at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Page 7.
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps
Women's gymnastics world champions from 1934 to today.
What a Jaeger in gymnastics is
The most famous American gymnasts in history: 10 gymnasts -- from Mary Lou Retton to Gabby Douglas -- that everyone knows.
Find out what 2004 Olympic Champion gymnast Carly Patterson is doing now, and more about her singing career. Page 9.
All about gymnast Svetlana Khorkina -- a three-time world champion and two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics
The definition of what a cast on the uneven bars, parallel bars, or high bars is.
Soviet gymnast Svetlana Boguinskaya competes on beam at the 1991 Worlds. Page 11.
Gymnast Brandy Johnson competes on beam Page 12.
Who's competing at the 2014 Secret US Classic, held outside of Chicago? Olympian Kyla Ross, world champion Simone Biles and many more. Here's the complete roster.
Yang Wei is one of the most accomplished Chinese gymnasts of all time. Find out all about his gymnastics career, accomplishments, and personal life.
Find out all about Carly Patterson's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Carly Patterson.
McKayla Maroney Photo Gallery McKayla Maroney won vault gold at her first world championships, and helped
Beautiful gymnastics pictures from some of the best gymnasts in history -- from Nastia Liukin and Gabby Douglas to Alexei Nemov and Kohei Uchimura.
Emma Jay performs at the 2005 US rhythmic nationals. Page 9.
Shantessa Pama on the uneven bars doing a jam at a gymnastics competition. Page 6.
The birthdays of famous gymnasts of the past and present.
Gymnast Courtney Kupets competes at the 2003 Worlds on vault. Page 6.
Definition of the gymnastics skill Tkatchev -- also called a reverse hecht.
Gymnast Dominique Dawes competes at the 1996 Olympics on floor. Page 8.
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.
Gymnast Olga Korbut was the star of the 1972 Olympics -- winning multiple medals and earning crowd-favorite status with her daring and risky flips.
Find out all about Samantha Peszek's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Samantha Peszek.
A bio of 2012 Olympic gymnast Alexandra Raisman
A photographic slideshow of historical gymanstics photos
The Olympic gymnastics medalists in men's gymnastics, women's gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline.
All about the complex scoring system of Olympic trampoline. Here's how to understand the rules and enjoy watching the sport.
A photo gallery of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone -- a 7-time World Medalist and 2008 Olympic gymnast
What a flyaway is in gymnastics
A bio of Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven US Olympic team
The 2009 world all-around champion, Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura, competes on high bar. Page 2.
Nastia Liukin on the uneven bars on one arm at a gymnastics competition. Page 12.
US gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner celebrate at the 1984 Olympics. Page 15.
Australian gymnast Monette Russo on the balance beam performing a Rulfova flip. Page 10.
The 2014 Secret US Classic will feature some awesome, world-class gymnastics from well-known stars like Kyla Ross and Simone Biles, to junior gymnasts that will become future stars. Here's why you should watch this year.
A photograph of British gymnast David Eaton competing on the high bar. Page 11.
A directory of the gymnasts and coaches on Twitter
Soviet Gymnast Dmitry Bilozerchev competes at the 1988 Olympics. Page 13.
A profile of the female Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina -- world champion in 2010 and uneven bars Olympic champion in 2012.
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.
A gallery of the gymnastics career of 2004 Olympic gymnast Terin Humphrey
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. Page 4.
: The iron cross is a strength move performed by men on the rings. In it, the gymnast holds the rings
The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.
US gymnast Raj Bhavsar competes on the rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 5.
What a rudi in gymnastics is -- the definition of the move rudi
Bio of Olympic gymnast Amy Chow -- member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven Olympic team
A gymnastics photo of Alexander (Sasha) Artemev on the pommel horse. Page 16.
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.
From the triple back on floor to the Ono on bars and full-in dismount off parallel bars -- these are some of the coolest, most difficult skills in gymnastics
Jonathan Horton led the men's Olympic gymnastics team to the podium in Beijing. He also took home an individual silver on high bar. Horton led the Olympic gymnastics team in London, though this time, the team finished a disappointing fifth.
A bio of US Olympic gymnast Bridget Sloan: her accomplishments in and out of the gym, pictures, and more.
Make It or Break It actress Josie Loren talks about the next season of MIOBI
Xiao Yiming of China competes hoop at the 2008 Olympic Test Event. Page 15.