Workout Secrets of Olympic Athletes

Lopez Lomong (Track and Field) 1 of 9

Lopez Lomong's escape from the civil war in Sudan is an incredibly inspiring story. Within just eight years, he went from running for his life to running in the Olympic games!

In preparation for the games, Lomong uses an intense regimen of core strengthening, speed training, and endurance training. Try some of these exercises if you want to run like Lomong:

  • Speed ladder
  • Abdominal twist (with medicine ball)
  • Dumbbell squat snatch