Well, track and field athlete Charles Jock took an alternative warm up before the US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, by cycling to the venue.
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Jock then put in a great run to finish third in the 800m race with a time of 1-45-48 and book his seat on the plane to Rio next month.
He reportedly wasn’t content with calling it a day there, though; picking up his bike and riding home again.
Jock, who was born in Ethiopia, came from second-to-last in the final 200m to snatch third place.
Running is quite a popular winter training method for some professional cyclists, who like to mix things up a bit off the bike, but most of them wouldn’t think of doing it before a big race!
Just add some swimming to your schedule, Charles, and you could be a star in triathlon as well…