As the Portland Thorns prepare to defend their NWSL championship, Rachel Van Hollebeke lets us in on the routines that keep her physically fit and the books and projects that keep her intellectually engaged.
Goaltender Jessie Vetter will need more than her patriotic mask to help the U.S. hockey team win gold in Sochi. We take a look at the training regimen.
As she trains with an eye toward becoming an Olympian, snowboarder Arielle Gold gets a lift from her brother, who's also a Sochi hopeful.
As she and Simon Shnapir prepare to defend their pairs title and shoot for an Olympic berth, Marissa Castelli takes us through her regimen, seaweed and all.
Figure skater Agnes Zawadzki is doing all she can to be one of the three skaters the U.S. will send to the Sochi Games. Here's a look at her work day.
Short-track speedskater Jessica Smith lets us in on the physical, strategic and financial demands she's facing as she seeks her first Olympic berth.
As Heather Richardson seeks her first Olympic medal, her speedskating training includes a lot of weights and some bandying about on the ice.
With her sights on Sochi, Julia Clukey shares the keys to her success, which include strength training, working on her sled and visualizing her runs.
Sochi-bound Susan Dunklee shares her keys to biathlon, which demands speed and endurance for cross-country skiing, plus calm and accuracy for shooting.
Jamie Greubel needs all the muscle she can get to pilot her way to Sochi. The bobsledder brings us onto the track, into the weight room and into her kitchen.
With a 13-month-old to care for and the Olympic trials coming up, curler Nicole Joraanstad has some long, crazy days. Here's how she gets it all done (laundry aside).
U.S. women's soccer star Alex Morgan is a big believer in her teammates and in the need to throw some changeups into her workout routine and her off-the-field pursuits.
Hawaii volleyball captain Emily Hartong has fun with colorful cheers and a pregame hairspray tradition. The senior also has a serious work ethic. She shares her favorite (and not-so-favorite) drills.
There's no such thing as "too far" for Stephanie Howe. She shares her secrets prior to the Ultra Race of Champions, where she'll cover 100K and scale five mountains.
Sam Stosur, the 2011 US Open champ, thinks mixing up her training makes her a better tennis player, and stirs up chocolate milk for a post-match snack.
U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shares her healing secrets as she makes her way back to the sport that made her go viral in 2012.