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Tue August 21, 2012
Sports

Olympians Are Faster And Stronger, But How?

Originally published on Tue August 21, 2012 2:54 pm

The Olympic motto says it all. It translates to: "Faster, Higher, Stronger." But as athletes come up against the limits of human potential, writer Emily Sohn wondered, how do they continue to improve? The answer, she found, has to do with technology, psychology and access to a range of sports.