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Olympians

The Olympic Hangover

Blake Skjellerup | Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports
Blake Skjellerup

We hear about the success stories, and how great the experience was for the athletes involved, but never do we hear of the time following an Olympic Games for an athlete.

Top 8 Most Inspiring Moments From the Winter Olympics for Any Fitness Entrepreneur

Jamie Walker | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Not only are there plenty of lessons to be found in the competition on it's own, but the athletes themselves offer even an even brighter picture of what it means to be a fitness professional in every sense of the word.

Because of DadMom: Troubling Messages in Ads About Parenting

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 04.25.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

How can people who may not have amazing dads in their lives grow up to be or expect to co-parent with amazing dads if we don't see dads being normal and amazing in our lives?

Who Are the Real Olympians?

Julia Landauer | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports
Julia Landauer

So as we watch the 2014 Olympics, where we celebrate hundreds of athletes' superhuman capabilities, aptitude and skill, we should remember to routinely celebrate those same qualities that racecar drivers exhibit almost every week.

Tighten Your Core With Ice Skater Gracie Gold's Oblique Exercise

SELF | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

To stay strong for all the show-stopping flips and balancing acts she does on ice, Gracie Gold focuses on her core in the gym. Her favorite do-anywhere move? Core rotations with a resistance band, which target her obliques.

These Winter Olympians Have Some Celebrity Doppelgangers

Posted 02.15.2014 | Celebrity

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are almost halfway over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to come to an end. We've been noticing quite a few ce...

Meet USA's Hottest Olympians

Gossip Cop | Posted 02.08.2014 | Celebrity

The 2014 Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, with Team USA looking to bring home the gold. Shaun White, Lolo Jones (at right), and Patrick Kane ...

Recognize This Olympic Gold Medal Skater?

OWN | Posted 02.05.2014 | OWN

For Brian Boitano, skating was a calling. The gold medal Olympian recently spoke with "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" about his childhood fascination ...

'Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe'

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KEITH COLLINS | Posted 09.05.2013 | Sports

JIM THORPE, Pa. -- The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-...

Dr. JoAnn's Mental Training Workouts: Positive Visualization for World Champs and for You

Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter

How can we translate that champion mentality that we see at the World Championships into a powerful mindset that can help us on a daily basis? Here's how you can apply this mental training to your fitness and your life.

What Happens When Olympians Paint?

Andrew Burmon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

This is the museum by which all other museums should be measured. It is so perfectly average that it ought to be used as a unit of measurement for better collections.

Fearless Children Can Inspire A Nation

Ree Varcoe | Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

I know that whether my children rise to dizzying heights or fall down flat on their road through life, I'll be right there cheering alongside them.

No Job Experience? Olympians Don't Have Much Either

Heidi Golledge | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Heidi Golledge

If a job seeker exhibit the drive, determination and work ethic of a champion but happens to lack sufficient experience, hiring managers should take the time to train and teach these candidates. In the long run, the payoff will be well worth it.

Are You Infected With Olympic Madness?

Michael Drew | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

In watching the Olympics I too often feel I'm being bullied to root against others, to define myself as what I'm not. This is a way of thinking that is likely to become more prevalent over the next decade.

What Summer Olympic Event Could an Average-Sized, Middle-Aged Man or Woman Start Training for and Have the Best Chance to Medal in 8 Years?

Quora | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Aaron Ellis, High School Track Coach Back in 1997, Academy Award-nominated actress Geena Davis too...

Dr. JoAnn's 7 Olympic Qualities for Sports and Life

Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter

Elite athletes do not possess superhuman powers or extraordinary qualifications limited to a selected few. The characteristics that make a champion can be attained and developed by anyone who wants to excel in sports, business or in life.

Like An Olympian: Workout Secrets From Top Olympic Athletes

Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Alanna Nuñez for Shape.com Unleash your inner Olympian with these gold medal-worthy fitness tips. More from Shape.com: 5 Fun Ways To Burn F...

WATCH: Olympians Have No Lives

Posted 08.04.2012 | Comedy

What does it take to be an Olympic athlete? It takes having absolutely nothing else in your life of any importance besides your training. At least,...

The Most Highly Paid Female Olympians

Savvy Sugar | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Some athletes aspire for gold not only for the glory of winning an Olympic medal but also for a generous monetary reward. However, for a select few, e...

Is Women's Gymnastics Like 'The Hunger Games'?

New Yorker | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Today, as I try to avoid spoilers and prepare to watch the finals of the women’s gymnastics individual all-around on NBC tonight, I’ll be thinking...

7 Olympians Who Overcame Health Problems

Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living

As if their record-breaking, medal-winning performances weren't inspiring enough, a number of the top Olympians at this summer's Games have overcome l...

Crane.tv's Cultural Olympics (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Since last week London, along with the rest of the world, has been caught up in Olympic fever. And while everyone's been keeping their eyes firmly fix...

Forget Steroids, Early Olympians Doped With Testicles

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 10.01.2012 | Weird News

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Forget anabolic steroids in easy-to-swallow tablets, or EPO in clean syringes. Ancient Olympic doper...

You Don't Have To Be Thin To Be An Elite Athlete

Jezebel | Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

When the Olympics turns the spotlight on athletes, audiences see some competitors who have far-from-average physiques. But. Just as not all lean and/o...

The Stuff Of Legends: 12 Inspiring Olympians Who Beat The Odds

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.31.2012 | Good News

Every four years at the Olympics, and this year at the London 2012 Olympics, we're reminded of those special stories, those special Olympians who stan...