Olympics

Representing one's country in the Olympics is one of the highest honors an athlete can attain. Olympians personify discipline, commitment and work ethic. Learn about the sacrifices these athletes make to get to the summit of their sport, and discover workout routines, tips and techniques they use, so you can push yourself to a world-class level.

Latest in Olympics

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

By: Brandon Hall

How Carl Lewis Shattered World Records on a Vegan Diet

When the dust settled on the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Carl Lewis had nothing left to prove. After competing in two Olympic Games...

By: Brandon Hall

How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's f...

By: Brandon Hall

The Internet is Going Crazy Over This Video of a HS Girl Track Star

Tara Davis might be half gazelle. At least that's the impression I got after watching this video of her setting the second fastest 100-meter hurdles t...

By: Brandon Hall

Nike Announces 'Ease Challenge' Winner

In October 2016, Nike announced the Nike Ease Challenge. The company invited designers, engineers and innovators to make a new kind of footwear for at...

By: Rob Scott

Latest Videos in Olympics

Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary's Recovery Drink of Choice is Chocolate Milk

Learn how Tyler Clary uses chocolate milk to help repair and refuel his muscles following grueling workouts in the pool.

Sydney McLaughlin's Olympic Achievement Started With a Rivalry Against "the Boys"

Before she became the youngest U.S. Track & Field Olympian in decades, the New Jersey native had set out to prove she could outrun anybody. And she did.

How Olympic Sprinters Prevent Common Running Injuries

The U.S. track and field medical staff and athletes explain how they prevent hamstring tears and other common injuries from keeping them on the sidelines.

The U.S. Track and Field Team Shares Their Pre-Olympic Experience

The U.S. Track and Field sprinters shares how they are preparing for Rio and what it's like to compete in the Olympics.

How Olympic Champion Justin Gatlin is Preparing to Win Gold in Rio

Looking for another championship performance in Rio, Justin Gatlin does all the right things to prepare his body and his team to compete.