Gymnastics Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

The Best Snacks for a Gymnastics Meet
Gymnastics meets can take a long time -- you need something quick, easy-to-digest, and portable. Here are the top snack picks, from gymnasts.

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Leotards for Gymnastics: The Best Places to Buy
The simplest ways to find great gymnastics leotards -- at your gymnastics club, online, at a local boutique. Plus tips for finding leotard deals from companies like GK Elite, Rebecca's Mom's Leotards and Gym Divas.

5 Things to Know About Gymnast Kyla Ross
Kyla Ross was the youngest member of the 2012 Olympic gymnastics team that won gold in London, and is a contender for the 2016 Rio Olympic team as well.

Kyla Ross Out for the Olympics; Will Almost Definitely Become Next NCAA Superstar
Gymnastics news: Kyla Ross retires from elite gymnastics, meaning she won't try for a spot on the 2016 Olympic team. Here's why she did it -- how she'll become a star on the UCLA college gymnastics team, and our favorite Kyla Ross routine ever.

How to Do a Back Walkover in Gymnastics
Your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover.

Learn How to Do a Back Walkover -- Backbend Kickover
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.

Learn How to Do a Back Walkover -- Back Walkover with a Spot
Find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics: your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover by doing a back walkover with a spot.

Learn How to Do a Back Walkover -- Back Walkover with a Barrel Mat
Find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics: your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover by doing a back walkover with a barrel among other steps.

Learn How to Do a Back Walkover -- Back Walkover in Gymnastics
Find out how to do a back walkover in gymnastics: your step-by-step guide to a gymnastics back walkover.

Picking the Best Gymnastics Grips for You
Find out if you need gymnastics grips, how to break them in and care for them, and the most popular grip brands, from Reisport to Ten. 0.

How to Treat a Gymnastics Rip
Argh! You ripped! Here's how to treat a gymnastics rip -- from cleaning it to making a tape grip, we'll get you back swinging again fast.

2012 Olympic Gymnastics Team: Men
Meet the US men's Olympic gymnastics team from London 2012. This ultra-talented team was first in preliminaries before a tough day in team finals landed them in fifth.

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Meet the US men's Olympic gymnastics team

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Meet the US men's Olympic gymnastics team

2012 Olympic Gymnastics Team: Men
Meet the US men's Olympic gymnastics team

2012 Olympic Gymnastics Team: Men
Meet the US men's Olympic gymnastics team

Mary Lou Retton Photos
Mary Lou Retton Photos: Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title.

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Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title. She was the first American to win, and she did it in a down-to-wire competition that is still one of the most exciting in history.

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Mary Lou Retton Photos: Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title.

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Mary Lou Retton Photos: Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title.

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Mary Lou Retton Photos: Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title.

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Mary Lou Retton Photos: Retton became a household name in 1984 when she won the Olympic all-around title.

5 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Courtney Kupets
Gymnast Courtney Kupets was a member of the 2004 Olympic team, and a two-time US national champ. Kupets also won three NCAA all-around titles at the University of Georgia.

6 Things to Know About Russian Olympic Gymnast Aliya Mustafina
Russian Olympic gymnast Aliya Mustafina has been the leader of the team since 2010, when she won the world all-around title. In 2012 she won the Olympic gold on uneven bars, and since then she's continued to add more world medals to her resume.

5 Things to Know About NCAA Gymnast Sarah Finnegan
Sarah Finnegan was an alternate to the 2012 Olympic gymnastics team, and is now set to be an NCAA star for LSU. She's one of the best beam and bar workers in the country.

5 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Cheng Fei
Cheng Fei was a Chinese superstar in the sport of gymnastics. With three world titles on vault, and five overall world gold medals, she was one of the best specialists in history.

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Awesome Gymnastics Routines That Will Make You Think Differently About The Sport
Stop everything you're doing and watch these gymnastics routines -- from one-legged gymnast Kate Foster's beam routine to Paul Ruggeri's uneven bars (yes, uneven bars) set. You'll never see the sport the same way again.

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You Know You're a Gymnast When...
Gymnasts are a unique breed -- here's how you know you're one of them. Hint: It involves a LOT of chalk, leotards, and some insanity.

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5 Steps to Setting Gymnastics Goals -- and Achieving Them
How do you set gymnastics goals? And how do you reach them? We'll get you on your way with these tips.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Who to Watch for 2016
The male gymnasts, like Sam Mikulak, Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Sam Mikulak
The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

John Orozco
The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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The male gymnasts, like Danell Leyva and John Orozco, to watch for for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Jake Dalton
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4 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Jake Dalton
2012 Olympic gymnast Jake Dalton is a favorite to make the 2016 Rio Olympic team, and is a veteran of four world championship teams, as well as a former NCAA star for the University of Oklahoma.

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6 Things to Know About Gymnast Bart Conner
Bart Conner was a member of the 1984 Olympic men's gymnastics team that won an historic gold -- and he's married to the most famous gymnast of all time, Nadia Comaneci.

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Who Made the 2008 Olympic Gymnastics Team?
Bios of the female gymnasts who qualified for the 2008 Olympic gymnastics team.

Shawn Johnson on Dancing with the Stars -- Gymnast Shawn Johnson on Dancing with the Stars
Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson is appearing on Dancing on the Stars. Watch episodes, get photos, and read about Shawn Johnson's dances.

Be a Happier, Healthier Gymnast
Simple tips to make your time in the gym -- and out -- a lot more fun and successful.

When Should My Kid Start Serious Gymnastics Training?
It's hard to know when a child is old enough to

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6 Things to Know About Gymnast and Judge Nellie Kim
Nellie Kim was one of the most powerful gymnasts in the history of the sport -- and has won more Olympic and world medals than just about any other gymnast. She's also the president of the technical committee for women's gymnastics, meaning she's a powerful rule-maker in the sport today.

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All US Olympic Gymnastics Team Rosters (Women)
American Olympic gymnasts and Olympic gymnastics teams from 1936-2012 -- including Shannon Miller, Mary Lou Retton, Gabby Douglas and many more.

How to Do a Gymnastics Bridge Stretch
A bridge stretch will help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings -- and will help increase your shoulder and back flexibility for gymnastics.

How to Do a Bridge Stretch in Gymnastics
Learn how to a bridge stretch for gymnastics, to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and more

Gymnastics Flexibility: How to Do a Bridge Stretch
Learn how to a bridge stretch correctly to improve your gymnastics flexibility.

Gymnastics Stretching: How to Do a Rock and Roll after a Bridge
Gymnastics stretching -- learn how to do a rock and roll after a bridge stretch.

Shoulder Flexibility in Gymnastics
Learn how to stretch for increased shoulder flexibility in gymnastics, to help you with back walkovers, front walkovers, back handsprings, and more.

Get More Flexible Shoulders for Gymnastics
How to get more flexible shoulders in gymnastics.

Gymnastics Pommel Horse: Everything You Need to Know
All about the gymnastics pommel horse: the types of moves being done on pommel horse, the gymnasts proven to be the best on the event -- and why it's the

2016 Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions -- Team Competition
Who will medal at the 2012 Olympics? Find out medalist predictions for the women's team competition.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Men's Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2016
Who will make the Olympic podium in men's gymnastics in 2016? King Kohei Uchimura is the obvious all-around pick -- but the team title, as well as the individual events, are up for grabs.

2016 Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions -- Women's All-Around Competition
Who will win the women's Olympic gymnastics all-around competition in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Confirmed: Simone Biles is Super-Human
From Aly Raisman's fascinating Body Issue interview to the naming of the US women's Pan Am team and Simone Biles' awesome off-the-pier double back, here's what's going on in the gymnastics world in July.

Jaw-Dropping Tumbling from Sae Miyakawa; Simone Biles Won't Compete at American Cup
Gymnastics news and other cool stuff: Japanese star Sae Miyakawa adds a new tumbling pass that you'll have to see to believe, and the US women for the 2016 American Cup are announced: Simone Biles won't be competing, but Gabby Douglas will.

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Name That Gymnast: Gymnastics Quiz
Are you a gymnastics wizard? Or just a fair-weather gymnastics fan? See how many of these gymnasts of the past and present you can can identify.

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How to Deal With a Gymnastics Injury
You're injured! Ahh! Here's what to do with your time away from the sport -- and how to come back a better gymnast than you were before.

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8 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Alicia Sacramone Quinn
Alicia Sacramone Quinn was one of the most accomplished gymnasts in American history -- with 10 world medals -- and a leader of the 2008 Olympic team.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

2016 Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions -- Women's All-Around Competition
Who will win the women's Olympic gymnastics all-around competition in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2016
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2016? Simone Biles leads the way for potential medal clean-up.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

2016 Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions -- Team Competition
Who will medal at the 2012 Olympics? Find out medalist predictions for the women's team competition.

Olympic Gymnastics Medalist Predictions for 2012 -- The Olympic Gymnasts Most Likely to Medal in the 2012 Olympics
Who will make the Olympic podium in gymnastics in 2012? Find out the Olympic gymnastics predictions of medalists.

A Bio of Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman
Gymnast Aly Raisman won three medals at the 2012 Olympics, and is now on the comeback trail for 2016 after a successful 2015 world championships.

How to Do a Handstand
How to do a handstand or improve your handstand.

Learn How to Do a Handstand
Seven easy steps for learning how to do a handstand -- or improving your handstand.

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How to do a handstand or improve your handstand.

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Learn how to do a handstand or improve your handstand in seven easy steps.

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The Greatest Moments in Olympic Gymnastics History
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.

9 Things to Know About Gymnast Shannon Miller
Gymnast Shannon Miller has won more world and Olympic medals than any other American gymnast in history. Now she's a mom and cancer survivor.

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How to Do Gymnastics Visualization
Visualizing gymnastics skills and routines can help you compete well, learn new moves, and get past fears and mental blocks. Here's how to get started with visualization.

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The Female Gymnasts with the Most World Medals
Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina has won more world medals than any other female in history, while current superstar Simone Biles is making her own history, with the most gold medals of any gymnast -- ever.

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Chellsie Memmel -- Bio of Gymnast Chellsie Memmel
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.

Men's Gymnastics Basics and Skills
All about Olympic men's gymnastics: how the competition works, and the gymnastics events and equipment used.

World Gymnastics Championship Results -- Women
Women's gymnastics world champions from 1934 to today. In the past, the Soviet Union has dominated, but today, it's USA on top of the podium.

The Lowdown on American Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strug
A bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug, the gymnast who hurt her ankle on the final vault to help win the Olympics for the American team.

How Can I Get Rid of a Gymnastics Mental Block?
Scared of a skill? Here's tips for beating a gymnastics mental block.

Olympic Women's Gymnastics Rules & Judging
How the judging works in Olympic gymnastics: All about the gymnastics rules (Code of Points) and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy women's gymnastics.

Olympic Gymnastics: Rhythmic Gymnastics Rules & Judging
All about the new gymnastics rules (Code of Points) in rhythmic gymnastics and what to watch, as a spectator, to really enjoy Olympic gymnastics.

8 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Dominique Dawes
Gymnast Dominique Dawes won the team gold with the Magnificent Seven in 1996. A member of three Olympic gymnastics teams, Dawes also made history by winning every event at the 1994 US nationals.

7 Things to Know About Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas
All about 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.

The Top Women's Artistic Gymnastics - Page 2 of 4
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch. Page 2.

The Top Women's Artistic Gymnastics - Page 3 of 4
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch. Page 3.

All About the Sport of Women's Gymnastics
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch.

The Top Women's Artistic Gymnastics - Page 4 of 4
All about women's artistic gymnastics -- it's history, the apparatus, competition, and the gymnasts to watch. Page 4.

The Lowdown on Olympic Champion Gymnast Amanda Borden
Bio of 1996 Olympic gymnast Amanda Borden, now Amanda Borden Cochran

News and Results from the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships (All-Around Finals)
Simone Biles and Kohei Uchimura are set to defend their world all-around titles at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow. Get the news, results and videos from the competition.

5 Things to Know About Gymnast Cathy Rigby
Gymnast Cathy Rigby was an American pioneer in the sport, and an accomplished actress after she retired, best known for her role in Peter Pan.

5 Things to Know About Gymnast Rebecca Bross
Rebecca Bross was a leader of the US team after the Beijing Olympics -- winning six world medals in two years. Get the highlights from Bross' gymnastics career.

5 Things to Know About Olympic Champion Gymnast Yang Wei
Yang Wei is one of the most accomplished Chinese gymnasts of all time. He won back-to-back world all-around titles, and two Olympic all-around medals. Plus, he's married to a Chinese Olympic gymnast on the women's team. Get the lowdown on Yang Wei.

1984 Olympic Gymnastics Results (Women's Artistic Gymnastics)
The Olympic gymnastics results from 1984 -- when Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman to win the Olympic all-around title, and Romania won the team title.

News and Results from the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships (Finals)
The qualifications at 2015 worlds are now over -- get the news, results, schedules and predictions for team finals here.

Will Simone Biles Win the Olympics?
Simone Biles has been unstoppable since 2013. With the Rio 2016 Olympics around the corner, she's got the weight of the sport on her shoulders. We break down why she's so good -- and why she's the hands-down favorite to win the Olympics.

2004 Olympic Gymnastics Results: Women's Artistic Gymnastics
The gymnastics results from the 2004 Olympic gymnastics women's competition in Athens, Greece. Carly Patterson became the second US gymnast in history to win all-around gold, and Emilie Lepennec made her own history for France on uneven bars.

All About Olympic Gymnastics 2008 -- The Famous Gymnasts, Rules, and Competition of the Beijing Games
Everything you want to know about 2008 Olympic gymnastics: the results, bios of the 2008 Olympic gymnasts, and past medalists and Olympic moments.

Olympic Gymnast Mary Lou Retton Biography
Mary Lou Retton put American gymnastics on the map with her Olympic all-around victory in 1984 -- and she's perhaps the best-known US gymnast of all time. Here's the lowdown on Mary Lou Retton.

The Latest on Aly Raisman's Comeback
All about 2012 Olympian Aly Raisman's return to gymnastics after the Olympics. Can she return to the top? She's back training and looking great.

4 Things to Know About 40-Year-Old Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina
Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina has had the longest career in the history of women's gymnastics -- and has competed for Germany, Uzbekistan, and the Soviet Union over more than 20 years. How this superhuman -- and mom -- has stayed at the top of the sport for so long.

2015 World Gymnastics Championships: Qualifications News, Videos and Results
News, results and notes from the 2015 World Championships in Gymnastics, in Glasgow, Scotland.

Gymnast Viktoria Komova Bio
2012 Olympic gymnast Viktoria Komova helped lead the Russian team in London. After three years of injury, she's back at the 2015 worlds, and a medal threat once again.

Romanian Gymnast Larisa Iordache
A team bronze medalist in 2012, Romanian gymnast Larisa Iordache was also the silver medalist behind Simone Biles in the 2014 world championships. She's the undisputed leader of the Romanian squad.

All About the Sport of Rhythmic Gymnastics
In rhythmic gymnastics, the athletes use equipment such as hoops, balls, ropes, clubs and ribbons to perform leaps, jumps and other moves. It's an Olympic sport under gymnastics -- here's the lowdown on this lesser-known discipline of gymnastics.

Rhythmic Gymnastics - Olympic Competition and Scoring
Rhythmic gymnastics is a form of gymnastics in which the gymnasts use equipment such as hoops, balls, ropes, clubs and ribbons to perform leaps, jumps and other moves. Page 2.

Men's Artistic Gymnastics - Olympic Competition and Scoring
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport. Page 2.

Men's Artistic Gymnastics
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport.

Best Male Artistic Gymnasts
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport. Page 3.

Men's Artistic Gymnastics -- All About the Sport of Men's Gymnastics
The basics of men's artistic gymnastics: the apparatus used, who to watch, and the scoring and history of the sport. Page 4.

Gymnastics Clubs: How to Find the Right One
How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need to get started in gymnastics.

Clothing and Equipment Need for Gymnastics
Get Started in Gymnastics: How to find the right gymnastics club, what to wear, and the equipment you'll need. Page 2.

Gymnastics Coaching: Making Sure Your Athletes Understand
Try this simple trick with your athletes -- and you may be surprised by the results.

Rhythmic Gymnastics Events and Apparatus
The equipment used in rhythmic gymnastics -- sometimes called the rhythmic

The Junior Olympic Program in Gymnastics
The basics of the Junior Olympic gymnastics system -- the most popular competitive gymnastics program in the United States.

Gymnast: Paul Hamm
In 2003, gymnast Paul Hamm was 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 -- here's what you should know about this decorated athlete.

Get Rid of the Two-Per-Country Rule
Why an outdated rule is diluting world and Olympic gymnastics competition -- and why there's really no reason for it to exist any more.

Past Men & Women's Olympic Gymnastics Medalists
The Olympic gymnastics medalists in men's gymnastics, women's gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline, and in each event and apparatus.

Olympic Gymnast Jaycie Phelps
Olympic gymnast Jaycie Phelps was a member of the Magnificent Seven -- the 1996 Olympic team that was the first American squad to win Olympic team gold.

Gymnast Bio: Svetlana Khorkina
Gymnast Svetlana Khorkina is one of the all-time greats in the sport. She won three world all-around titles, five world titles on the uneven bars, and two Olympic titles on bars. Here's what you'll want to know about Khorkina.

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She was stripped of her gold medal in 2000 for doping
Andreea Raducan is best-known for one thing: That she was stripped of the all-around gold medal at the 2000 Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance. Find out more on Raducan, her career leading up to Sydney, and the aftermath.

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Gymnastics Shoes - Beam Shoes: Should You Buy Them?
Find out if gymnastics beam shoes are for you, as well as which brands are best.

Definition of the Gymnastics Skill Press Handstand
What the term press to handstand means in gymnastics -- this basic skill is performed by both male and female gymnasts, on parallel bars, rings, beam and even floor.

2015 US Nationals (P&G Gymnastics Championships): Senior Men, Final Results
Sam Mikulak successfully won his third straight national title, placing him firmly as a leader of the US men's program going into the Rio Olympics.

2015 US Nationals (P&G Gymnastics Championships) Senior Women, Final Results
Simone Biles won her third straight US all-around title, while Maggie Nichols impressed with second place. Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas showed that their comebacks for 2016 were serious, and both are contenders for a second Olympic team.

Get Motivated for Competition: The Best Quotes
Have a gymnastics meet coming up? Get inspired with these quotes from legendary figures in sports and life.

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These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Kohei Uchimura
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Yao Jinnan, China
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Olympic Contenders for 2016
These are the international gymnasts to watch for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Aliya Mustafina, Russia
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Viktoria Komova, Russia
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Kenzo Shirai
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Oksana Chusovitina, Germany
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

Fabian Hambuechen, Germany
These are the up-and-coming gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before.

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Ragan Smith placed third at the 2015 US junior nationals, and is a rising star on the US team. She's one to watch for the Rio 2016 Olympic team and beyond.

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Maggie Nichols: Most Improved at 2015 US Nationals
Maggie Nichols impressed everyone with a second-place finish at the 2015 US nationals, making her a top contender for the 2016 Olympic team.

Maggie Nichols is a contender for both worlds and Olympics
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Nichols' Gymnastics Stats
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Nichols loves shrimp and Pretty Little Liars
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She's called "Bullet" -- and likes to rock out to Katy Perry
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Key's Stats
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Bailie Key: Olympic Hopeful for 2016 Gymnastics Team
Bailie Key is coached by former gymnastics world champion Kim Zmeskal Burdette -- and is a top contender for the 2016 Olympic team.

Key is a tough-as-nails competitor
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2014 US Nationals: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Tumbling & Trampoline Day Two
The second day of results from the 2014 US nationals in rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, trampoline, and tumbling.

2014 US Nationals: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Tumbling & Trampoline Day Two Finals
The second day final results from the 2014 US nationals in rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, trampoline, and tumbling.

2014 US Nationals: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Tumbling & Trampoline Day One
The results from the first day of competition in rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline, and more at the 2014 US nationals held in Louisville, KY.

Gymnast Carly Patterson, 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion
Find out all about Carly Patterson's gymnastics accomplishments, cool skills, and her life outside the gym.

Biography of Gymnast Nadia Comaneci
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.

How to Watch 2015 US Gymnastics Nationals (Called the P&G Championships)
This year's 2015 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships) has all sorts of Olympic hopefuls and veterans on the roster, from Simone Biles to Gabby Douglas, and Sam Mikulak to Danell Leyva. Here's how to watch.

The Full Roster: Men's
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The Full Roster: Women's
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Who to Watch
This year's 2015 US gymnastics nationals (called the P&G Championships) has all sorts of Olympic hopefuls and veterans on the roster, from Simone Biles to Gabby Douglas, and Sam Mikulak to Danell Leyva. Here's how to watch -- and who to watch.

Using fear tactics
Olympian Wendy Bruce Martin has seen an evolution in gymnastics coaching since she was an elite in the sport. She IDs the four techniques some coaches are still using -- that simply don't work.

Embarrassing your athlete
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Overtraining
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Tearing athletes down
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Alyssa's Stats
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She's a World Champion
Alyssa Baumann is a world champion, member of the WOGA elite gymnastics club, a solid beamer and a great competitor. Here's what you'll want to know about this US gymnast who's on an upswing.

She's Rock Solid
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Beam May Be Her Biggest Forte
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She's from WOGA
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She Likes Math, Florida, and Frozen Yogurt
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He was born in Cuba
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He's had a rocky ride since 2012
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Leyva's Stats
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His coach is known for crazy antics
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He's had epic crashes -- and epic comebacks. Sometimes in the same meet.
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He's one to watch for 2016
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He's an Olympian and was one of the best in the world
Danell Leyva is one of the top gymnasts in the world -- and hoping to make his second Olympic team in 2016. He's also had some epic crashes, and his coach is almost as entertaining as he is.

She wants to skip practice
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she's tired or in pain.
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Is my son or daughter burned-out?
Many, maybe even all, gymnasts have felt burned-out at some point. Here are six surefire signs your son or daughter may need a break from the sport.

She doesn't like to talk about her sport.
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She doesn't seem to have goals anymore.
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She talks about what it would be like to stop altogether.
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Gymnast Mo Huilan
There are some gymnasts -- from Mo Huilan to Vanessa Atler -- who stole our hearts, but never quite earned the medals it seemed they would.

Gymnast Vanessa Atler
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Gymnast Ekaterina Lobaznyuk
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Gymnast Hollie Dykes
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Gymnast Kristal Uzelac
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She likes to fly.
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Hernandez' Stats
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Hernandez is a star in the making
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Hernandez is undoubtedly frustrated by the age limit rules
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And is coming back from injury
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She's one of the best junior gymnasts in the world
Gymnast Laurie Hernandez is a star in the making -- and one to watch for the Rio 2016 Olympic team.

Famous Gymnasts' Birthdays
The birthdays of famous gymnasts of the past and present.

Senior All-Around Results and Highlights
Simone Biles wins another meet -- easily -- but two of the three 2012 Olympic veterans impressed as well. Get a recap, the results, and watch videos of the 2015 US Secret Classic.

Junior All-Around Results and Videos
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Sam Mikulak Wins the All-Around at Pan American Games
All you need to know about the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. We've got results (US men win their first title in 20 years!) and more.

Ellie Black Wins Women's All-Around at the 2015 Pan American Games
All you need to know about the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. We've got results (US men win their first title in 20 years!) and more.

Pan American Games Event Finals -- Artistic Gymnastics
All you need to know about the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. We've got results (US men win their first title in 20 years!) and more.

Women's Team: US Women's Gymnastics Wins
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Men's Team: US Wins Gold for First Time in 20 Years
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2014 AT&T American Cup Gymnastics Results
Results from the 2014 American Cup -- Elizabeth Price and Sam Mikulak win the titles.

What You Need to Know About the 2015 American Cup
Two-time world all-around champ Simone Biles, and two-time US all-around champ Sam Mikulak are among a strong field of competitors at the 2015 American Cup, held in Arlington, Texas. Here's the TV schedule for podium training and the competition, as well as the full list of competitors and more.

Aly Raisman Body Issue Interview
From Aly Raisman's fascinating Body Issue interview to the naming of the US women's Pan Am team and Simone Biles' awesome off-the-pier double back, here's what's going on in the gymnastics world in July.

Confirmed: Simone Biles is Super-Human
From Aly Raisman's fascinating Body Issue interview to the naming of the US women's Pan Am team and Simone Biles' awesome off-the-pier double back, here's what's going on in the gymnastics world in July.

U.S. Women's Pan Am Team a Young One
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Aly Raisman in 2015 ESPN The Magazine Body Issue
What's going on in the gymnastics world -- from Aly Raisman's appearance on the roster of the 2015 Body Issue, to Brenna Dowell's return to elite gymnastics.

John Orozco Tears Achilles
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Brenna Dowell Will Return to Elite
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Flexing your feet way too soon
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Skills that don't really connect
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Cross-legged tumbling
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Gymnastics fans' pet peeves
Are you a gymnastics fan? If you're a die-hard, you probably follow every meet, and support the gymnasts every step of the way. But there are still things that irk you. Here are our chief complaints -- from cowboyed flips to awkward poses.

Sickle feet
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Cowboying during front tumbling
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Awkward poses
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Really long pauses before a big skill
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Keep the Olympic dream in perspective.
Olympian Wendy Bruce Martin has seen parents damage their children psychologically because they lose perspective on the sport. Here's how to keep your children healthy and happy -- and they'll be more successful, too.

The secret of successful gymnasts.
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What lessons are your child learning?
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Remember what's most important.
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Don't panic.
You think your gymnast may be burned out. What should you do? Here's how to come up with a plan.

Talk to your son or daughter
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Brainstorm a plan.
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Talk to the coaches.
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Go for it -- then re-evaluate.
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Should we switch gymnastics clubs?
Switching gyms is hard -- but sometimes necessary. Here's how to know when it's time to try a new gymnastics club.

Logistical reasons
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Major disagreement with a core philosophy of the program
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Need for a different type of gym program
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Safety reasons
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Loss of faith in club or coaches
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Financial reasons
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Inappropriate behavior of coaches
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Need for a fresh start
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Get rid of expectations
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Trust yourself
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Use powerful self-talk
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Focus on the process, not the outcome
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Switch your mindset
Expert tips for gymnastics competition from Olympian Wendy Bruce Martin. Learn how to perform your best in meets!

Your hobbies and interests in addition to gymnastics
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Your self-worth
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Your faith
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Your health and safety
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Your perception of your body
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Your education
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Gymnastics is Not Life
Gymnastics is not life, despite what the t-shirts say. Gymnastics can be very, very important to children and parents alike -- just make room for these things in addition to gymnastics.

Your parent-child relationship
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Your family
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Your friends
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Your financial safety
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10 Commandments of Gymnastics Parenting
Parenting a young gymnast is hard: We've got tips from gymnastics coach -- and mom -- Anne Josephson, from JAG Gym.

Change the subject
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Remind her that you're proud
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20 Reasons Your Preschooler Should Do Gymnastics
Gymnastics coach Anne Josephson shares the reasons every kid should try gymnastics -- and they have nothing to do with the sport itself.

How to Talk to Your Kid
In gymnastics, or any sport, bad meets are bound to happen. Here's expert tips from gymnastics coach Anne Josephson on how to help your kid through the experience.

Do not offer any critique of the meet
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Focus on child’s needs
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Let your child dictate what happens in the car
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If your child wants to rehash the meet, let her be the one to do the talking
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If she needs to vent, allow her to do so without offering solutions or ultimatums
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This is not the time to process your feelings
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McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Photos
Pictures of Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney in action.

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

McKayla Maroney Gymnastics Photos
Gymnast McKayla Maroney photo gallery -- from the

2008 Olympic Gymnastics Pictures -- Highlights from the 2008 Olympic Gymnastics Competition
Highlights and photos from the 2008 Olympic gymnastics competition

Gymnast Terin Humphrey competes on beam at the 2003 US Gymnastics Nationals
Terin Humphrey performs her signature triple turn on balance beam at the 2003 US Nationals in gymnastics

The 2004 Olympic Gymnastics Team at the Premiere of National Treasure
Mohini Bhardwaj, Annia Hatch, Terin Humphrey, Courtney McCool and Courtney Kupets at the movie premiere of National Treasure. Page 11.

Gymnasts Terin Humphrey, Courtney McCool and coach Al Fong at the 2004 Gymnastics Olympic Trials
Courtney McCool practices her gymnastics routines while Terin Humphrey waits to go at the 2004 Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials. Page 5.

Gymnast Terin Humphrey with Coach Al Fong at the 2003 World Championships of Gymnastics
Gymnast Terin Humphrey (USA) with coach Al Fong at the 2003 Worlds in Anaheim, California. Page 2.

Gymnast Terin Humphrey Runs Down the Vault Runway
American gymnast Terin Humphrey runs for her vault at the 2004 Gymnastics Olympic Trials in Anaheim, California. Page 6.

Gymnast Terin Humphrey performs on beam at the 2004 Olympics in Athens
Gymnast Terin Humphrey of the USA performs on beam at the 2004 Olympic team finals in gymnastics. Page 9.

Gymnast Terin Humphrey Shows Off Her Tattoo of the Olympic Rings
2004 Olympic gymnast Terin Humphrey shows her Olympic rings tattoo while on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Page 12.

Chen Yibing Gymnastics Picture
Chinese gymnast Chen Yibing performs a Maltese on rings at the 2008 Olympics. Page 14.

Trampolinist Dong Dong Gymnastics Picture
Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong celebrates his bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. Page 23.

Jonathan Horton Gymnastics Picture 2008 Olympics
US gymnast Jonathan Horton does a Kolman on high bar at the 2008 Olympics. Page 21.

Shawn Johnson Gymnastics Picture 2008 Olympics Podium Training
Gymnast Shawn Johnson on beam at the 2008 Olympics

Yoo Won-Chul Gymnastics Photo on Parallel Bars
South Korean gymnast Yoo Won-Chul competes on the parallel bars at the 2008 Olympics. Page 17.

Chinese Women's Gymnastics Team at the 2008 Olympics
The Chinese women's Olympic team wins gold at the 2008 Olympics. Page 4.

The Chinese Rhythmic Group Gymnasts at the 2008 Olympic Gymnastics Competition
The Chinese group earns the silver medal at the 2008 Olympics in rhythmic gymnastics. Page 26.

Dasha Joura Gymnastics Photo
Australian gymnast Dasha Joura competes on floor at the 2008 Olympics. Page 6.

Ksenia Semenova Gymnastics Photo -- Picture of Russian Gymnast Ksenia Semenova
Russian Gymnast Ksenia Semenova competes on floor at the 2008 Olympics. Page 20.

Oksana Chusovitina Gymnastics Photo from the 2008 Olympics
German gymnast Oksana Chusovitina competes on vault at the 2008 Olympics. Page 12.

Shawn Johnson Gymnastics Leap Picture 2008 Olympics
Gymnast Shawn Johnson does a leap on beam at the 2008 Olympic gymnastics competition. Page 19.

Nutrition for Gymnastics
You spent a lot of time training to be the best gymnast you can be. Tweak your eating habits and you'll feel better in the gym -- and perform better too!

Nutrition for Gymnastics: Eat More Healthy Fats
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Nutrition for Gymnastics: Cut Out Soda
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Nutrition for Gymnastics: Eat Organic Foods
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Drink More Water
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Don't panic.
You think you may be burned out from your sport. What should do? Don't panic: Here's how to talk to your parents, figure out what you want, and more.

Figure out what you want
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Talk to your parents
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Talk to your coaches
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Go for it -- then re-evaluate.
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Gymnast Fabian Hambuechen Funny Gymnastics Photo
Photographing gymnastics is all about timing, and sometimes the timing is just perfect -- to create a very funny shot. Enjoy this collection and don't worry -- no one got hurt in any of them!

Bridget Sloan Gymnastics Photo 2009 Nationals
Gymnast Bridget Sloan on beam at the 2009 US national (Visa) championships. Page 5.

Deng Linlin Gymnastics Picture
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos.

Acrobatic Gymnastics Photo from the 2008 Olympic Gala
Gymnasts perform acrobatic (acro) gymnastics at the 2008 Olympic gymnastics gala. Page 8.

Danell Leyva Gymnastics Photo
Danell Leyva competes on high bar at the 2009 World Championships in London. Page 18.

Fabian Leimlehner Gymnastics Photo 2009 Worlds
Gymnast Fabian Leimlehner competes on the parallel bars at the 2009 Worlds in London. Page 4.

Kohei Uchimura Gymnastics Photo Kovacs on High Bar
The 2009 world all-around champion, Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura, competes on high bar. Page 2.

Cool Balance Beam Gymnastics Photo
A Chinese gymnast named Xin Zhang dismounts beam during the 2008 Pacific Rim Competition in San Jose, California. Page 17.

Sho Nakamori Gymnastics Photo
Gymnast Sho Nakamori performs on the high bar. Page 25.

Yvonne Tousek Gymnastics Photo
Yvonne Tousek of Canada performs on beam at the 2000 Olympics. Page 3.

American Trampolinist Jennifer Parilla
Jennifer Parilla performs on the trampoline at a gymnastics competition. Page 19.

Photograph of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Group
The Russian group performing their ribbon routine in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 36.

Rhythmic gymnast Yekaterina Serebrianskaya photograph
Yekaterina Serebrianskaya performing a club routine in a rhythmic gymnastics competition. Page 22.

Amazing Gymnastics Photos
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos

Amazing Gymnastics Photos
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos

Amazing Gymnastics Photos
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos

Amazing Gymnastics Photos
Some of the most beautiful, daring and difficult gymnastics tricks are showcased in these gymnastics photos

How do you know you need a break?
Many, maybe even all, gymnasts have felt burned-out at some point. Here are six surefire signs you should consider taking a step back from gymnastics.

You never look forward to practice
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When you talk about your sport, you don't smile.
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You have trouble making goals, big or small.
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You feel tired all the time.
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You never have fun in the gym.
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