London 2012: Olympic Athletes Rise to New Heights

Athletes who aspire to make it to the Olympics spend most of their lives training for their events. Those who make it might have only one shot at winning a medal before a new class of competitors rises up in the following four years. This past Wednesday marked one year until the kick-off of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Today marks the beginning of STACK's 2012 Olympic coverage.

Over the next 12 months, we'll feature the back stories, training strategies and nutrition plans that keep Team USA's elite athletes hotly pursuing their Olympic dreams. Whether in swimming, soccer, basketball or another of the 26 sports to be featured in the 2012 Summer Games, STACK will be your go-to source for what it takes to achieve Olympic glory.

In the meantime, read up on our previous coverage of teams and athletes who have represented the U.S. in past Olympics:

Stay tuned for more London 2012 Olympic coverage from the STACK team.



Joe Baur Joe Baur - Joe Baur is a certified personal trainer with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Miami University [Oxford, OH]. He became certified with the National Association of Sports...
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