07/20/2012 09:43 am ET | Updated Sep 19, 2012

Planes, Buses, and More Buses: How an Olympic Athlete Travels

As an Olympic athlete, I have traveled quite a bit in my day; to international competitions, training camps, home for the holidays across country and then back again. The tricky part about traveling for athletes is that you need to be up and ready to train and/or compete once you get to your destination, yet the travel can wreak havoc on your body. There are a few things I do every time I travel in order to help myself adapt quicker once I arrive. Here's a video of some of my most recent preparation for the travel to London.