Advances in Athletic Training

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Gain in Recent Years

Explosion of Knowledge and Interest

Ever since Coroebus won the first Olympic foot race in 776 B.C., athletes have been searching for ways to improve their performance. Coroebus trained by running up and down hills. Milo of Croton, a 6th century B.C. Olympic wrestling champion, is said to have lifted a calf over his head daily until the animal was fully grown. Athletic training has come a long way since the days of the ancient Greeks. In the last 10 years alone, a combination of technological advances and burgeoning interest in physical fitness has revolutionized athletic training. Athletes from around the world will show off the benefits of these new training techniques when the XIV Olympic Winter Games begin Feb. 7 in ...

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