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Race to Recovery: Mio Global Helps With Interval Training

Universal Sports host Kinga Phillips met up with her former running coach for tips on interval training, with the help of her new Mio heart rate monitoring device.

Matthias Mayer injured in training

Matthias Mayer, the Austrian downhill Olympic Champion from Sochi 2014 has suffered a medial ligament tear in his right knee and a bruised spine after a fall earlier today during giant slalom training on the Pitztal Glacier. Mayer will not be at the start of the World Cup Opener in Soelden. “It’s a blessing in […]

Interbike 2014: BSX Insight – Training Technology

All serious athletes must train properly to avoid injury. During Interbike 2014, Universal Sports’ host Craig Hummer spoke with BSX Athletics about their latest product, which allows athletes to test their lactate threshold to find out if they are over-training.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine wins Highlight Routines

In the newest event of the competition, Highlight Routine or Acrobatic Team, Team Ukraine beat out Teams Mexico and Canada with a score of 93.1333 for the top spot in the 2014 Synchronized Swimming World Cup.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine 3rd in Free Combination

In the Free Combination Ukraine’s Duet team joins their full eight team, to pick up another bronze medal with 91.8000 points, 3.6100 out of first.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Team 3rd

After the Team Free Performance, Ukraine gives up its very slim 2nd place lead over Japan. Finishing 3rd with a combined score of 181.9573, just 0.4515 points behind Japan.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Duet 3rd

After the Duet Free Performance, current European silver medalists, Lolita Ananasova and Anna Voloshyna (UKR) scored higher than Japan, but their combined score of 181.4274, falls .1195 short as they settle for 3rd.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Team 2nd after Tech

In the Team Technical Performance, with a score of 90.0906, the Ukraine holds 2nd place, edging Japan by just .0151 points.

2014 Synchro Swimming World Cup: Ukraine Duet 3rd after Tech

After the Duet Technical Performance, current European silver medalists, Lolita Ananasova and Anna Voloshyna (URK) hold 3rd with a score of 89.1607, 3.0767 points out of first.

Train Like A Champion: Stages’ Power Meter

Universal Sports’ host Nick Gismondi heads to Boulder, Colorado and the Stages Cycling headquarters to” Train Like A Champion.” Watch as Gismondi tackles a hill with the Stages Cycling power meter, the same power meter that the official Team Sky uses.

2014 Tour of Alberta: Stage 5: Rain Causes Pile Up

The slippery roads cause a pile up with less than 18km left to go in the race.

Release the Beast: Training for Nationals

USA Championships are two weeks away and Brooks Beasts head coach Danny Mackey is pushing his athletes to their limits in regular workouts, to help them to reach their full potential at the national championship meet.

Training & Recovery: Race To Recovery: Preventing Concussions

This week, we head back to D.I.S.C. to speak with Neurological Spine Surgeon, Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., about the importance of head injury prevention. Many athletes don’t realize that cumulative minor head injuries have a long-lasting effect.

What Not to Eat When You’re Training

 Pasta is a good high GI option, but don’t overdo it (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Many cyclists don’t realize what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get […]

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill Training

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

SIA Snoe Show: Kevin and Adam Pearce (Love Your Brain)

Kevin Pearce has turned a horrific crash into an award-winning documentary and a foundation to raise awareness for traumatic brain injuries. His brother, Adam, joins Kevin as they talk about the exciting future of their foundation, Love Your Brain.

Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion

Nick Gismondi gets some pre-game practice and tips of his all-time favorite sport, ice hockey, with Anže Kopitar.

Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion: Slopestyle

Our corespondent Nick Gismondi thought that since Slopestyle is such a new sport, he might have a chance to make Team USA. Does he have what it takes to make his own Olympic debut with the new sport?

Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion: Devin Loga

She’s the only American woman attempting to make the Olympic free skiing team for both half pipe and slope style. We sent our correspondent Nick Gismondi out to try and keep up with free skier Devin Loga.

Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion: Blind Biathlon

Believe it or not, this week in our Train Like A Champion, Nick Gismondi lets someone else drive his car. Visually impaired Paralympic biathlete Shawn Cheshire teaches him a thing or two about cross-country skiing- blindfolded!

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill Training Run

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

Countdown to Sochi: Train Like a Champion: Blind Biathlon

Believe it or not, this week in our Train Like A Champion, Nick Gismondi lets someone else drive his car. Not just anyone else, but visually impaired Paralympic biathlete Shawn Cheshire. And she teaches him a thing or two about cross-country skiing- blindfolded!

Train Like A Champion: Slopestyle

Nick Gismondi goes head over heels as he trains like a champion with slopestyle free skier Nick Goepper.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

Train Like A Champion: US Women’s Hockey

Our correspondent Nick Gismondi spent some time with the Team USA women’s hockey team.

Train Like A Champion: Ski Jumping

Would we really send our correspondent Nick Gismondi off a ski jump? Find out in this week’s Train Like a Champion when Nick learns what a day is like for women’s ski jumper Jessica Jerome.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Beaver Creek, Colorado: Men’s Downhill Training Run

As the only men’s World Cup stop in the United States, the Birds of Prey has evolved into one of the world’s premier ski events. Beaver Creek Mountain is home to the formidable Birds of Prey racecourse, challenging an international roster of top athletes for two weeks of racing featuring Women’s & Men’s Downhill Races.

Train Like A Champion: Cross-Country Skiing

This week our correspondent Nick Gismondi gets put through the ringer by cross-country skier Kikkan Randall. In 2008 Randall became the first American woman to win a World Cup event.

2013 FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy: Mexico City: Ukraine finishes 2nd

Ukraine finished the Free Combination in 2nd place with a score of 94.834 to close out the competition. Ukraine also took 2nd in the overall standings with 375.688 points as China walked away the overall winners.

Train Like a Champion: Curling

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi caught up with Olympic curler Pete Fenson to learn the ins and outs of one of the most popular, but least understood, Winter Olympics sports…curling.

Train Like A Champion: Biathlon

This week, Nick Gismondi heads out with Olympic hopeful Tim Burke to take a “shot” at Biathlon training. Biathlon is one of the oldest winter sports and requires high endurance and accurate shooting skills.

The Race Room: Ted Ligety training

Doug Lewis breaks down Ted Ligety on a training run in slalom.

Train Like A Champion: Luge

Nick Gismondi works out with 2009 Luge World Champ Erin Hamlin (USA) before he takes a shot down the track.

Train Like A Champion: Sled Hockey

During Train Like A Champion our reporter Nick Gismondi spends a day with Olympic hopefuls. He gives viewers a firsthand experience of the skill, discipline, and dedication these elite athletes must achieve in order to pursue their Olympic dream. In this episode, Paralympians Rico Roman and Josh Sweeney give Nick a crash course in the sport of Sled Hockey.

Train Like a Champion: Wind Tunnel

During Train Like A Champion our reporter Nick Gismondi spends a day with Olympic hopefuls. He gives viewers a firsthand experience of the skill, discipline, and dedication these elite athletes must achieve in order to pursue their Olympic dream. In this episode, Nick gets a taste of Alpine Ski training in the Wind Tunnel with the help of Steve Nyman.

The Last 26: Episode 15: Training With Kaitlin Nielsen

Kinga continues her training with Asics athlete Kaitlin Nielsen, applying her balance warm ups to the quick feet routine that has been challenging her.

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 10

The buzz word for this week: Pairings. In a meta sense, to run well and run healthy, you must complement your mileage with strength-training. “If you haven’t picked up on it yet, running really does need to be paired with lifting,” says Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner. “Structure, balance and movement tend to fall apart […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Ukraine becomes Sabre Champs

n the Women’s Team Sabre Gold Medal match, Down 9 points going into the 8th round, the Ukraine battle back to beat Russia by just 1 point with a final score of 45-44. Controversy surrounded the final round during a well timed Russian injury.

2013 FINA World Championship: Synchronized Swimming Team Free: Ukraine 3rd

Ukraine takes the Bronze in the Team Free event with 93.640 points, just 3.76 points out of first.

USA Rugby Rising: Men’s Sevens Weight Training Game Simulation

Trainer Matt Stahlberg from Serevi Performance puts the USA Men’s Sevens team through a vigorous competition based workout that simulates a Rugby Sevens match.

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens: Rugby in the rain

Just before the finals, the rain poured down in buttons, which made for some usual, challenging and sloppy play

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trails: Nathan Adrain wins, Lochte gets 4th

Nathan Adrian came into this race as the clear favorite to win, finishing with a time of 48.10. Adrian and second place swimmer Jimmy Feigen will go on to represent the USA at Worlds. Ryan Lochte would finish with a time of 48.58.

USA Rugby Rising: How To Train A Scrum

USA Women’s Eagles Scrum Coach Farrah Douglas teaches techniques to scrum like a USA Eagle.

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 1: Marathon Cross Training

For many runners, a common misconception is, “I run a lot so I don’t need to work my legs.” On the contrary, when asking your legs to endure long amounts of peak performance, one must condition them with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, lunges.

Third Wengen training cancelled due to overnight snowfall

Members of the Swiss Army work inside the start house at the start of the traditional Lauberhorn men’s alpine skiing World Cup downhill race in the Swiss Alps in Wengen, January 17, 2013. The third practice was cancelled due to much fresh snow on the slope. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT SKIING) Courtesy of […]

France fastest in second Wengen training

Courtesy of fisalpine.com WENGEN, Switzerland – The second day of Downhill training on the Lauberhorn couldn’t have been a smoother one. After a scare about a possible bad weather forecast, Johan Clarey paced Wednesday’s training, which was held on the complete course. The French skier crossed the finish line in 2 minutes, 34.62 seconds, leaving […]

Downhill second training in St. Anton cancelled

A view of the ski course’s finish area, where a training session for an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill race was canceled due to a snowfall in St. Anton, Austria, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Courtesy of fisalpine.com St. Anton, Austria – Above is what the downhill course looked like this morning! […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of http://www.fisalpine.com BORMIO, Italy – The Christmas break is over and the Tour is back full force with Thursday’s first Downhill training in Bormio. At 11.45 CET sharp, the first racer left the start gate and ventured on the famous Stelvio slope. The fastest man today was French skier Adrien Theaux, with a time […]

 
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