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.
Learn how to do a handstand or improve your handstand in seven easy steps.
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.
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.
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos
Learn how to a bridge stretch correctly to improve your gymnastics flexibility.
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.
What is gymnastics? Find out all about gymnastics -- the best gymnasts, the different types, and much more!
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.
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.
Inspiring gymnastics quotes from Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson, Nadia Comaneci, Svetlana Boguinskaya, and many more
From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced.
Upcoming gymnastics competitions and meets in 2014 and beyond.
What a Tsukahara vault is in gymnastics
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.
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.
The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
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
Tips for beating a gymnastics mental block. Scared of a skill? Here's how to get past that.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton is doing now. Page 4.
A bio of gymnast Mary Lou Retton -- her 1984 Olympic victory, her other accomplishments, and what she's doing now.
Wondering how to become an Olympic gymnast? Here are the requirements to qualify to the Olympic gymnastics team.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Olga Korbut is doing now, after being the star of the 1972 Olympics.
Gymnast Shawn Johnson was a 2008 Olympian, winning four medals. She also won the 2007 world title in the all-around.
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
The world champions in men's artistic gymnastics
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:
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 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Bart Conner is doing now. Page 3.
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.
How to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, here's how to take care of your rip.
A photo of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone celebrating in this gallery of 10 awesome celebratory gymnastics photos.
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.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci is doing now, after being the star of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Page 2.
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 uneven bars, the types of moves being done on gymnastics bars, and the gymnasts proven to be the best bar workers in the world.
All about the equipment and the competition in Olympic women's gymnastics
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
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
Gymnastics. Page 28.
American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
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.
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.
Learn a front walkover by starting with a bridge
Gymnast Jon Horton gets his silver medal in the 2008 Olympic high bar finals. Page 3.
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 basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.
The main differences between men's gymnastics and women's gymnastics in events and competition format.
The Olympic all-around medalists from 1952 (the first year women's all-around competition was held), through 2012.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Shannon Miller is doing now, after winning Olympic gold in 1996. Page 7.
Gymnast Kerri Strug does a pose on beam at the 1996 Olympics. Page 10.
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone gives a quote that inspired her in her gymnastics training. Page 4.
Find out what 1996 Olympic Champion gymnast Dominique Moceanu is doing now that she's an adult. Page 8.
Find out what World Champion American gymnast Kim Zmeskal is doing now. Page 6.
All about the complex scoring system of Olympic trampoline. Here's how to understand the rules and enjoy watching the sport.
What the gymnastics skill Arabian is, with videos of gymnasts performing Arabians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US gymnast Raj Bhavsar competes on the rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 5.
US gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner celebrate at the 1984 Olympics. Page 15.
Soviet gymnast Svetlana Boguinskaya competes on beam at the 1991 Worlds. Page 11.
Results and quotes from the semifinal session two of the NCAA gymnastics championships.
Gymnast Courtney Kupets competes at the 2003 Worlds on vault. Page 6.
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.
A slideshow of World Champion gymnast Shawn Johnson
Gymnast Dominique Dawes competes at the 1996 Olympics on floor. Page 8.
Soviet Gymnast Dmitry Bilozerchev competes at the 1988 Olympics. Page 13.
Gymnast Brandy Johnson competes on beam Page 12.
Shantessa Pama on the uneven bars doing a jam at a gymnastics competition. Page 6.
Gymnast Shannon Miller's competitive highlights, gymnastics career, 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 press to handstand means in gymnastics.
: The term all-around simply means all of the different gymnastics apparatus. All-around results would
Trampolinist Amanda Bailey doing a flip on the gymnastics trampoline. Page 23.
Find out when a gymnast should start more serious gymnastics training.
Find out all about Alicia Sacramone's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Alicia Sacramone.
McKayla Maroney Photo Gallery McKayla Maroney won vault gold at her first world championships, and helped
A bio of 2012 Olympic gymnast Alexandra Raisman
Nastia Liukin on the balance beam at a gymnastics competition. Page 24.
Yekaterina Serebrianskaya performing a club routine in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 22.
All about Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber: her gymnastics career, her life outside the gym, and the cool skills that Jordyn Wieber performs.
A directory of the gymnasts and coaches on Twitter
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 TV and online streaming schedule for the 2014 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships), and the women's roster of competitors.
Chinese gymnast Liu Xuan performs on floor at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Page 7.
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.
: When a gymnast lands a tumbling pass, vault, or dismount without moving his/her feet, it is called
Gymnast Fabian Leimlehner competes on the parallel bars at the 2009 Worlds in London. Page 4.
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.
Find out what 2004 Olympic Champion gymnast Carly Patterson is doing now, and more about her singing career. Page 9.
All about Olympic rhythmic gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the apparatus.
A bio of Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven US Olympic team
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.
Emma Jay performs at the 2005 US rhythmic nationals. Page 9.
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps
A definition of what the side aerial in gymnastics is, with video of a side aerial.
The most famous American gymnasts in history: 10 gymnasts -- from Mary Lou Retton to Gabby Douglas -- that everyone knows.
Find out what a gymnastics back walkover is, and how to do a back walkover.
Xiao Yiming of China competes hoop at the 2008 Olympic Test Event. Page 15.
Definition of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) -- the governing body for the sport of gymnastics
Make It or Break It actress Josie Loren talks about the next season of MIOBI
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the events.
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.
In honor of ugly leotards everywhere -- and the poor gymnasts forced to wear them -- we present seven of the terrible leotards we could find.
Gymnast Bridget Sloan on beam at the 2009 US national (Visa) championships. Page 5.
Find out all about Carly Patterson's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Carly Patterson.
Australian gymnast Monette Russo on the balance beam performing a Rulfova flip. Page 10.
A gymnastics photo of Alexander (Sasha) Artemev on the pommel horse. Page 16.
Svetlana Khorkina on floor at the Olympic Games. Page 32.
A photograph of British gymnast David Eaton competing on the high bar. Page 11.
What a rudi in gymnastics is -- the definition of the move rudi
Gymnast Sho Nakamori performs on the high bar. Page 25.
What a flyaway is in gymnastics
The definition of what a cast on the uneven bars, parallel bars, or high bars is.
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.
A Chinese gymnast named Xin Zhang dismounts beam during the 2008 Pacific Rim Competition in San Jose, California. Page 17.
Women's gymnastics world champions from 1934 to today.
What the term podium training means in gymnastics.
All about gymnast Svetlana Khorkina -- a three-time world champion and two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics
The Olympic balance beam medalists in women's gymnastics from 1952 (Helsinki) to 2008 (Beijing)
Why the American gymnasts are so good at gymnastics -- especially on the women's side, where the US has dominated.
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 term full-in means that the gymnast performs a full-twisting double back (two flips backwards)
What an Onodi in gymnastics is. The definition of the gymnastics skill Onodi.
What gymnastics compulsories were -- a now defunct type of gymnastics competition.
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.
A photo of American gymnast Ivana Hong on the uneven bars at the Pan American Games gymnastics competition. Page 13.
Soviet gymnast Ludmilla Tourischeva, won an incredible nine Olympic medals and 11 world medals during the 1970s, including the 1972 Olympic all-around gold medal. She was a teammate of Olga Korbut.
Russian gymnast Alexei Nemov performing on floor in a gymnastics competition. Page 37.
Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing vaults high above the landing mat. Page 33.
Bio of world and Olympic champion Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura
Nastia Liukin on the uneven bars on one arm at a gymnastics competition. Page 12.
How to handle nerves for a gymnastics competition, and set yourself up to perform confidently.