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Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest and abdominal muscle groups. Alertness, precision, daring, self-confidence and self-discipline are mental traits that can also be developed through gymnastics. Gymnastics evolved from exercises used by the ancient Greeks that included skills for mounting and dismounting a horse, and from circus performance skills.

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The most entertaining gymnastics routine I've ever seen. Great watch!

Contributed by Jordan See

Mad props to this coach for knowing the weaknesses of the gymnast and being there to catch her.

Contributed by Kyle McKee


Bravery is throwing your whole self backward on a narrow beam simply believing in your ability to perform well and catch yourself if you fall.

Contributed by Dakota Jackson

This jaw dropping routine will amaze you

Contributed by Gianna Rousseau

Letters to a Young Gymnast by Nadia Comaneci

World famous Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, was the first female gymnast to score a perfect 10 in the Olympics. She went on to win 3 gold medals in the Summer Olympics of 1976. She is a huge inspiration to many gymnasts following their dreams of being successful in the very competitive world of gymnastics.

Contributed by Ashley Clevenger

This group of men do a crazy routine of synchronized gymnastics that will leave you gaping.

Contributed by Claire Robinson

Crazy how the human body is capable of this!

Contributed by Nathalia Castro

Best Gymnast, Best Book!

Not only is she inspirational in the gym, but her book is even more so! Truly beautiful story of living life to the fullest, trusting God, and sticking the landing even when life, or the stunt, is difficult.

Contributed by Leah Beth Carter

Courage is being able to fail,to get up and do it again .

Contributed by Yhon Llanos

Coach Sommer's Gymnastic Bodies is the best place for the non-gymnast to start learning gymnastic strength training.

Contributed by Stefan Hinote

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