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Quick Shin Injury Treatment By Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn injured her shin muscle a few days before the start of 2010 Winter Olympics games and the ski girl tried every treatment Idea on the book.

According to this washington post article her shin muscle treatment consisted of

1. Rest

2. Stretching

3. Pain killers

4. Anti inflamation cream

5. And finally she tried the unorthodox idea : tried a home remedy as she wrapped her leg in Austrian topfen curd cheese – a product similar to cream cheese that’s mainly used for eating but reported to also bring down swelling.

Lindsey Vonn Sports Energy Drink of Choice

I was wondering why Lindsey Vonn is such a fast skier, then I learnt that she is sponsored by Red Bull, the drink whose slogan is “It gives you wings”

Lindsey Vonn official sports energy drink is Red Bull. Apart from the performance enhancement she gets from the drink, Red Bull also provides Lindsey Vonn with two trainers who travel with her around the world ensuring she sticks to her regimen. Plus she also gets real American dollars from her sponsors.

Red Bull Energy drink Key Ingredients are

1. Taurine – helps to remove harmful substance from the body e.g Lactic acid, i.e my guese

2. Glucuounolactone – Works just like taurine, removing waste substance from the body

3. Caffeine – Said to improve reaction speed, alertness and concentration.

4. B – Group vitamins

5. Sucrose

6. Glucose

7. Water – You need it to mix all the above.

Source ; Red Bull site

Lindsey Vonn Training Program For 2010 Winter Games

Lindsey Vonn is the top draw athlete at 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.Thats sports illustrated did the unusual and put her on the cover page on the 2010 Winter games edition.

Controversy! What controversy?

Lindsey Vonn Ski Training

In a Wall street journal interview the American skier disclosed how she trains to win gold (s).

Lindsey Vonn trains six to eight hours a day, six days a week. Most days she gets in three hours of cardio, usually on a bike. In Austria her trainers have her do Tour de France–style hill rides up the Alps. Her strength workouts are heavily focused on building her core. Perhaps the most challenging requires her to balance on a tightrope in a squat position while throwing a medicine ball at different angles against a wall.

Read the rest of the interview at wsj magazine