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From Ancient Greek γυμνασία (gumnasía, “athletic training, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnós, “naked”), because Greek athletes trained naked.
- A sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness.
- Gymnastics was a significant part of the physical education curriculum.
- Complex intellectual or artistic exercises or feats of physical agility.
- His mental gymnastics are legendary.
complex intellectual or artistic exercise
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