We’re not just talking Olympic-style lifting…we’re talking what real Olympians actually do for their cross-training workouts. When not on the ice or hitting the slopes, these fierce females stay in top shape with some of their favorite activities like dance, yoga, and biking.
We also learned some fun facts about each athlete: Can you guess who’s fluent in German and which lady loves her Xbox?
Ashley Wagner – Women’s Figure Skating
Ashley stays graceful, strong, and lean with her routine of dance and yoga.
Cross Training: Dance, yoga, hiking and swimming in both the pool and ocean
Fun Fact: She’s fluent in German. Guten tag!
Katie Uhlaender – Skeleton
Katie kicks butt in the gym with her traditional lifting, then relaxes with her favorite movies.
Cross Training: Olympic Lifting cluster sets with minimal rest.
Fun Fact: Favorite actor is Clint Eastwood
Heather McPhie – Freestyle Skiing: Moguls
Heather (aka Peanut) stays committed to her mental and physical health with yoga and even some trampoline!
Cross Training: Pilates in the summer, yoga almost every day on the road. Spends hours on her road bike each week, and spends a lot of time on the trampoline.
Fun Fact: Since age 12 her nickname has been Peanut
Hilary Knight – Ice Hockey
Hilary shows her outdoors-y side with her workout preferences, then plugs back in with her video games!
Cross Training: Tennis, mountain biking, hiking & golf
Fun Fact: Loves Xbox 360 – especially Assassin’s Creed & Guitar hero (Rock on, girl!)
February 19th, 2014