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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