Athletes

We look at some of the world’s top athletes – how they train and what they eat.

Jennifer McIntosh Talks About Shooting Workouts

Jennifer McIntosh

All sports require a high level of physical fitness; even when athletes hardly move.

Fittest Superbowl Player: Russell Wilson, Quarterback for Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson vs Vikings, November 4 2012 Larry Maurer

Russell Wilson, the quarterback for Seattle Seahawks, is possibly the fittest player in the 2014 Superbowl. Wilson is a highly skilled player and his fitness levels have been solid since he entered the NFL as a third-round draft pick. He…

Louise Hazel’s Podium Effect Workouts

Louise Hazel

Louise Hazel has shared several workouts called The Podium Effect. She teaches you how to get in amazing shape! Watch the videos to get started.

Louis Smith sheds his belly fat in three weeks

These photos are a few weeks apart. He must have been bulking!

Louis Smith shows us how to strip away belly fat in just a few weeks.

Jessica Ennis-Hill gives some shot put advice

Jessica Ennis-Hill shot put

Learn shot put with Jess Ennis. Jessica explains that it is not all about power, although power is of course very important.

Sir Steve Redgrave v Diabetes

Sir Steve Redgrave Statue at Marlow

How a man beat diabetes to become an Olympic hero. Proof that ill-health is not always an excuse.

David Weir’s Wheelchair Workouts

David Weir

Behold! The Weirwolf! Read about his beastly training.

Jordan Burroughs – Olympic Champion

Jordan Burroughs

“Wings is my favorite food. Wings and pizzas. And milkshakes”.

Lisa Dobriskey – Training and Diet for 800m and 1500m

Lisa Dobrisky in the 155m final at London 2012

Some training tips from one of Britain’s top runners.

Triathlon Training With Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee

Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee

Swim, cycle and run. Triathlon training tips. Inspiration from the Brownlee brothers with some details of their training methods.

Mo Farah’s Fitness and Diet

Mo Farah at the European Cross Country Championships, 2008

Mo’s potential was spotted when he was 11 years-old by his PE teacher, Alan Watkinson, at Isleworth and Syon School in the London Borough of Hounslow. After seeing him run he knew immediately that Mo had the potential to compete at…

Jessica Ennis Training and Workouts – World Heptathlon Champion

Jessica Ennis doing the long jump

Jessica Ennis is Britain’s leading heptathlon athlete. The Heptathlon consists of 7 track and field events; 100m Hurdles, The High Jump, Shot Put, 200m Sprint, The Long Jump, Javelin Throw and the 800m run. Athletes must not only be fast and agile, but also strong – it…

10 Olympic Athletes for the London 2012 Games

Montage of top Olympic Athletes

Here we briefly look at 10 of our favorite athletes who are competing in the London 2012 Games. While track and field has dominated our interest, we have covered swimming and cycling too. If you are looking for inspiration, or…

Yohan Blake’s Banana Diet

Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake – Was Faster Than Usain Bolt in 2012 – His Bio and Diet Yohan Blake is a 22 year-old Jamaican sprinter. He has beaten Usain Bolt twice in a week, first over 100m and then in the 200m at the…

Sally Gunnell Speaks to Aviva and Gives Some Training Tips

Sally Gunnell was one of Britain’s finest 400m hurdlers who was inspired by the great Ed Moses. She spoke to Aviva recently about her passion for athletics and also gave some good tips for new athletes. Her diet is not perfect these days, she is a great fan of pancakes and admits that she enjoys junk food when she can get it.

Ian Botham’s Diet and Healthy Living Tips

Ian Botham is a British cricketing legend. He used to be captain of the England cricket team and is one of the best all rounders that the game has ever seen. He almost became a pro soccer player instead though,…