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How to Train Like an Olympian By Ramona Braganza: Short Track

Posted by Ramona Braganza

February 15, 2014 at 7:05 AM

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While short track is essentially a form of speed skating, the difference is similar to running a sprint versus a marathon. Multiple skaters, usually between 4 and 6, skate on a tight oval ice track. They need to have a lot of power at the start to beat opponents along with balance and endurance.

Ramona Braganza's Olympic Short Track Tip:

Bungee resistance training helps with powerful explosiveness balance and stamina. It’s also an excellent tool off the ice, especially if your training for a marathon or triathlon.

To train like a short-track olympic athlete, use bungee resistance bands in your workout by attaching the bungee belt around your waist. Attach the resistance band to your belt, and have a partner hold the other end of the resistance band. Try different movements, always moving forward, You will experience a great range of movement that will allow you to begin trianing like a short track olympian. 

Yes Wellness Supplement Recommendation:

The Yes Wellness supplement recommendation for training like a short-track athlete is a green smoothie. Green smoothies are a great source of nourishment for short track athletes. Moreover, green smoothies can:

  • Aid digestion because they are naturally alkaline
  • Help you get more veggies into your diet
  • Provide you with sustained energy
  • Boost your immune system
  • Help balance hormones

Check back tomorrow to read more about Ramona's tip on how to train like a snowboard olympic athlete..

 

Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

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