Beer Games: Cruising for a Boozing at the 2012 Olympics in London

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Beer Games: Cruising for a Boozing at the 2012 Olympics in London

A keg of beer may have helped at least one Team USA athlete to win a gold medal. Find out how beer is having an impact on athlete’s success—and the fans’ fun factor—at the Olympic Games in London

Beer Helps Ryan Lochte Win Gold in the 400IM

No, Lochte didn't knock back a six pack of Budweiser before the start of swimming's most grueling race, but he did train with beer - albeit indirectly. After having what he felt was a slightly disappointing performance in Beijing, Lochte kicked up his training the last four years by adding workouts from Strongman competitions, including sessions where he tossed a 25-pound beer keg to work on explosiveness.

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