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Max Whitlock shares his top five tips on how to become a Gymnast

Max Whitlock shares his top tips of becoming a top gymnast Credit: ITV Anglia

He's the poster boy of British gymnastics and an Olympic hero, and now Max Whitlock is targeting more glory at the Commonwealth Games next month.

But what does it take to become such a successful athlete? Max shares his top tips - watch below!

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Whitlock was born in Hemel Hemstead but now trains at the South Essex Gymnastics Club in Basildon. He's a five time Olympic medalist winning in the all around, team, floor exercise and twice on pommel horse.

Whitlock is a five times Olympic medalist Credit: ITV Anglia

Whitlock is now preparing for his third commonwealth games and will be looking for yet more success - you never know, his tips might come in helpful.