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.
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.
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.
There are seven different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
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.
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.
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.
How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need to get started in gymnastics.
American Olympic gymnasts and Olympic gymnastics teams from 1936-2012.
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos
Back walkover -- find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics. Your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover.
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.
Tips for beating a gymnastics mental block. Scared of a skill? Here's how to get past that.
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.
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.
Upcoming gymnastics competitions and meets in 2013 and beyond.
Inspiring gymnastics quotes from Mary Lou Retton, Shannon Miller, Nastia Liukin, Shawn Johnson, Nadia Comaneci, Svetlana Boguinskaya, and many more
What is gymnastics? Find out all about gymnastics -- the best gymnasts, the different types, and much more!
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton is doing now. Page 4.
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.
Gymnast Shawn Johnson was a 2008 Olympian, winning four medals. She also won the 2007 world title in the all-around.
American Olympic gymnasts from 1904-2008 on the men's side.
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.
All about gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and his wife Martha -- the coaches of Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Dominique Moceanu and Kerri Strug
Wondering how to become an Olympic gymnast? Here are the requirements to qualify to the Olympic gymnastics team.
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.
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
From Shannon Miller and Nastia Liukin to Gabby Douglas -- these are the best gymnasts the US has ever produced.
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.
What the gymnastics skill Arabian is, with videos of gymnasts performing Arabians.
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.
Find out what 1984 Olympic Champion gymnast Bart Conner is doing now. Page 3.
The equipment used in rhythmics, as well as what to watch in each routine.
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.
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 Mitch Gaylord is doing now, after winning gold in the 1984 Olympics. Page 5.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Olga Korbut is doing now, after being the star of the 1972 Olympics.
Find out if gymnastics beam shoes are for you, as well as which brands are best.
Gymnast Shannon Miller's competitive highlights, gymnastics career, and more
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Shannon Miller is doing now, after winning Olympic gold in 1996. Page 7.
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.
Learn a front walkover by starting with a bridge
Find out what World Champion American gymnast Kim Zmeskal is doing now. Page 6.
All about the equipment and the competition in Olympic women's gymnastics
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.
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.
Easy ways to get more flexible -- for gymnastics, or for any activity. Simple steps for increasing flexibility.
Gymnasts are a unique breed -- here's how you know you're one of them.
Find out what Olympic Champion gymnast Nadia Comaneci is doing now, after being the star of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Page 2.
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.
What a Tsukahara vault is in gymnastics
American gymnast Shawn Johnson wins beam at the 2008 Olympics. Page 2.
A slideshow of World Champion gymnast Shawn Johnson
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
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.
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.
All about the complex scoring system of Olympic trampoline. Here's how to understand the rules and enjoy watching the sport.
Find out what 1996 Olympic Champion gymnast Dominique Moceanu is doing now that she's an adult. Page 8.
A bio of gymnast Mary Lou Retton -- her 1984 Olympic victory, her other accomplishments, and what she's doing now.
How to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, here's how to take care of your rip.
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 the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.
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.
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.
Simple tips to make your time in the gym -- and out -- a lot more fun and successful.
McKayla Maroney Photo Gallery McKayla Maroney won vault gold at her first world championships, and helped
Gymnast Alicia Sacramone gives a quote that inspired her in her gymnastics training. Page 4.
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.
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 an Onodi in gymnastics is. The definition of the gymnastics skill Onodi.
All about gymnast Svetlana Khorkina -- a three-time world champion and two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics
Find out all about Carly Patterson's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Carly Patterson.
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 term full-in means that the gymnast performs a full-twisting double back (two flips backwards)
Gymnast Dominique Dawes competes at the 1996 Olympics on floor. Page 8.
Gymnast Courtney Kupets competes at the 2003 Worlds on vault. Page 6.
Gymnast Olga Korbut was the star of the 1972 Olympics -- winning multiple medals and earning crowd-favorite status with her daring and risky flips.
The main differences between men's gymnastics and women's gymnastics in events and competition format.
Bio of Olympic gymnast Sam Mikulak
: The term all-around simply means all of the different gymnastics apparatus. All-around results would
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.
Gymnast Jon Horton gets his silver medal in the 2008 Olympic high bar finals. Page 3.
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the events.
What the term press to handstand means in gymnastics.
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.
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.
Gymnast Kerri Strug does a pose on beam at the 1996 Olympics. Page 10.
Gymnastics Pictures of World Champion and 2008 Olympian Nastia Liukin
The Olympic gymnastics medalists in men's gymnastics, women's gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline.
A gallery of the gymnastics career of 2004 Olympic gymnast Terin Humphrey
All about Olympic rhythmic gymnastics: the competition, the qualifiers and the apparatus.
US gymnast Raj Bhavsar competes on the rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 5.
Soviet gymnast Svetlana Boguinskaya competes on beam at the 1991 Worlds. Page 11.
A profile of the female Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina -- world champion in 2010 and uneven bars Olympic champion in 2012.
: When a gymnast lands a tumbling pass, vault, or dismount without moving his/her feet, it is called
What a rudi in gymnastics is -- the definition of the move rudi
A bio of Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven US Olympic team
The Olympic balance beam medalists in women's gymnastics from 1952 (Helsinki) to 2008 (Beijing)
Women's gymnastics world champions from 1934 to today.
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps
Shantessa Pama on the uneven bars doing a jam at a gymnastics competition. Page 6.
The definition of what a cast on the uneven bars, parallel bars, or high bars is.
Gymnast Brandy Johnson competes on beam Page 12.
A directory of the gymnasts and coaches on Twitter
Emma Jay performs at the 2005 US rhythmic nationals. Page 9.
The birthdays of famous gymnasts of the past and present.
Get information on gymnastics camps and summer camps, and read reviews
Find out what the uneven bars release move Shaposhnikova is, and more gymnastics skills.
The definition of the gymnastics skill free hip circle, also called a clear hip circle.
Find out all about Samantha Peszek's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym, and get pictures of Samantha Peszek.
Gymnastics. Page 28.
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.
Find out what a Yurchenko vault is in gymnastics, and watch videos of a Yurchenko.
Kyla Ross is a 2012 Olympic gymnast -- and an Olympic gold medalist.
A photographic slideshow of historical gymanstics photos
What a Jaeger in gymnastics 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.
All about the newest potential American gymnastics star Simone Biles, the 2013 US national champion.
From the simplest (back handsprings and round-offs) to the toughest (double-doubles), here's what gymnastics skills gymnasts do on floor. Page 3.
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.
A bio of US Olympic gymnast Bridget Sloan: her accomplishments in and out of the gym, pictures, and more.
Definition of the gymnastics skill Tkatchev -- also called a reverse hecht.
What the term podium training means in gymnastics.
There are six different types of gymnastics -- do you know them all?
A gymnast on high bar. Gymnastics. Page 2.
All about gymnast Jennie Thompson, a star for the US in the 1990s.
Bio of 1992 Olympic gymnast Kim Zmeskal-Burdette, coach at Texas Dreams Gymnastics
Australian gymnast Monette Russo on the balance beam performing a Rulfova flip. Page 10.
A photo gallery of American gymnast Alicia Sacramone -- a 7-time World Medalist and 2008 Olympic gymnast
Gymnastics photos of Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas
US gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner celebrate at the 1984 Olympics. Page 15.
Chinese gymnast Liu Xuan performs on floor at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Page 7.
Nastia Liukin on the uneven bars on one arm at a gymnastics competition. Page 12.
What gymnastics compulsories were -- a now defunct type of gymnastics competition.
Xiao Yiming of China competes hoop at the 2008 Olympic Test Event. Page 15.
Gymnast Bridget Sloan on beam at the 2009 US national (Visa) championships. Page 5.
Definition of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) -- the governing body for the sport of gymnastics
What the bars skill Gienger in gymnastics is
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.
A gallery of fun and funny gymnastics photos -- featuring gymnasts such as Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone, Chellsie Memmel, and more.
What the gymnastics skill round-off is, and examples of gymnasts performing them
Gymnast Nadia Comaneci earned the first perfect 10.0 in Olympic history -- here's a gallery of Nadia Comaneci photos from her career.
The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.