Photos: Chinese gymnasium where the country’s future Olympic stars are beaten into shape

Hard training: Her face etched with pain, a child trains for Olympic glory while her gymnastics trainer stands on her legs.Gymnastic stars are known for starting at an incredibly early age, and this group of children appear no different as they battled to complete the demanding routines on bars, rings, and mats.Winning at all costs: Children are put through their paces doing punishing exercises to toughen them upChildren are trained at camps where the word 'gold' is hung on the wall to make them focus on success

Kids in pain as they prepare for Olympic glory. Nanning Gymnasium in Nanning, China, is one of many ruthless training camps across the country to which parents send their children to learn how to be champions. 

Is this torture or training?