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How to Train, Eat and Sleep like an Olympic Champion

Although strength is important for ski racers -- Lindsey Vonn can squat 100 kilos -- Vonn's work on the spin bike, which trains quad muscles that are so important for skiing, is what sets her apart from the rest.

An Olympic downhill run lasts no more than two minutes, but it takes a lifetime of preparation.

Take Lindsey Vonn. At 33 years of age and with a body that has recovered from serious injury three times, the 2010 Olympic downhill champion is leaving nothing to chance for her fourth Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea in February.

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Alpine Skiing

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Issues & Advice, Olympics