The Checkup: Olympics


Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Olympic divers, what’s with the hot tubs?

Many Olympic divers jump in the hot tub after completing a dive. How does that help them?

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  01:29 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, diving, diving hot tub

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012

What motivates us to join ‘endurance events’?

A recent Harris survey finds charity, not weight loss, is people's main motive to take part in "endurance events."

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, motivation

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Health tips for the Olympics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted on its Web site some health tips for those lucky enough to get to see the Olympic Games in person.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics health