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Real 2014 Olympians Share their Cross-Training Workouts

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.

2014 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2014

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.

2014 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2014

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!

2014 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2014

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!

2014 Winter Olympic Games - Season 2014

Cross Training: Tennis, mountain biking, hiking & golf

Fun Fact: Loves Xbox 360 –  especially Assassin’s Creed & Guitar hero (Rock on, girl!)

 

You can find a full rundown of schedules, athlete videos, Olympic protocols and more at NBCOlympics.com or TeamUSA.org.

 

Also Read: 

2014 Olympian Eats & Treats

Best Calorie Burning Winter Sports

8 Celebrity Fitness Secrets you Should Actually Follow

 

February 19th, 2014

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