Our favorite science illustrators AsapSCIENCE usually take a couple-week break between uploading some of the finest 2-minute animated science videos on the internet. Basically, AsapSCIENCE takes complicated topics and boils them down to their most salient points, and then presents them to your average YouTube user in a clear an concise manner.
What’s not to love?
Well, here’s a treat. AsapSCIENCE has decided to tackle a bunch of topics that are related to the Olympics–performing in the Olympics, and general athletics in general. As the action in Sochi heats up (cools down?), take a look at some interesting scientific concepts that impact The Games like the actual advantage of stretching, talent vs. training, why we get nervous, and how music can improve athletic performance.
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