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Heather McPhie
6/13
Heather McPhie
Mogulist Heather McPhie cross-trains regularly, including pilates, tennis, yoga, road biking and jumping on the trampoline in her fitness routine.
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Jazmine Fenlator
7/13
Jazmine Fenlator
Bobsledder Jazmine Fenlator gains her power from “eccentric strength training" -- holding a heavier weight for the slower downward motion of the lift, then stripping some weight off the bar to lift a lighter load back up with explosive power.
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USA Today Sports
8/13
Julie Chu
Olympic hockey player Julie Chu undergoes a grueling developmental phase lift which starts with explosive Olympic lifts, continues with chin-ups or pull-ups alternated with heavy weighted squats, and ends with a circuit of legs and arms. Heavy weights and high reps are one of the ways she builds her strength.
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Kikkan Randall
9/13
Kikkan Randall
Cross-country skier Kikkan Randall increases her back strength by doing two pull-ups with 60lbs chained around her waist. Her hardest workouts are the treadmill tests -- skiing with roller skis on a giant treadmill, with the speed and incline increasing every minute. She says, “We basically ski until we fall off."
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USA Today Sports
10/13
Leanne Smith
Alpine skier Leanne Smith’s toughest workout is single leg cycling -- cycling each leg as hard as she can at a continuous yet steady load.
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