Gymnastics meaning

jĭm-năstĭks
A sport combining tumbling and acrobatic feats, usually done with apparatus such as the parallel bars, the balance beam, etc.
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His mental gymnastics are legendary.

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Gymnastics was a significant part of the physical education curriculum.

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Origin of gymnastics

  • From Ancient Greek γυμνασία (gumnasia, “athletic training, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnos, “naked”), because Greek athletes were training naked.

    From Wiktionary