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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.

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2012 Olympics Recap: Astonishing Facts and Figures from the London Games

We all watched in amazement as the world's top athletes performed at their best in the 2012 Olympics. During sixteen days of glory, athletes of all sh...

What's Inside? Gatorade Launches New Commercial Featuring Usain Bolt

  During the London 2012 Olympics, you may have noticed that Gatorade was missing from among the Games' numerous sponsors. Although the brand was...

2 Ways to Trick Your Mind for Peak Performance

When it comes to the Olympics, the USA is a formidable competitor. But in the 2012 London Games, the USA surpassed itself, breaking some impressive ...

Improve your Performance With 2 Olympian-Tested Mind Tricks

Watching the athletes competing in the 2012 London Olympics, you can see a clear advantage in the mental talent that fuels their superb athletic per...

You Pick: Who's the Most Clutch U.S. Women's Soccer Player?

Congratulations to the Team USA Women's Soccer team on winning another Olympic gold medal. It's no surprise that they've dominated the 2012 Olympic wo...

Five Fast Facts About Christian Taylor's Triple Jump Training

American triple jumper and first-time Olympian Christian Taylor completed his gold-medal conquest in London, backing up his claim that "Christian do...

Two Sports Psychology Tricks Used By Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos

One of the more exciting moments of this years Summer Olympics was Chad Le Clos burying Michael Phelps in the 200m butterfly. But equally impressiv...

Spoiler Alert: Team USA Wins Gold in Women's Beach Volleyball

It's true. Regardless of the outcome of the Olympic women's beach volleyball final tonight, the U.S. will take home gold and silver. In case you mi...

American Triple Jumper Christian Taylor: the Will to Win From Within

The 2012 Games mark the Olympic debut of 22-year-old Christian Taylor, the youngest competitor in the triple jump finals (save for his American t...

Tyson Gay Hits the Olympic Track in adidas Prime SPs

In a sport decided by hundredths of a second, ounces matter. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tyson Gay is wearing the lightest sprint spike ever made...

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