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Olympics 2016: How Olympic athletes work out

What does it take to become an Olympic athlete? Lots of training. A collection of competitors from multiple sports outline their work out routines for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Wake up. Go to work. Sit in meetings. Grab lunch. More meetings. Couple breaks. Clock out and head home. Almost everyone knows, or fears, the classic nine-to-five behind a desk. What most of us don't realize is that athletes training for the Olympics have a nine-to-five of their own that makes our complaints feel a little petty -- no matter how boring Jim from accounting is or how much these chairs hurt our butts.

Everything is scheduled while they train, whether it's the warmups for their warmup or the nap after their second lunch. Of course, it wouldn't be possible to do without their precisely measured meals, which are naturally allotted a specific amount of time, as well. When it's all added up, it can make the difference between setting a new world record and going home empty-handed.

How does your exercise routine compare? I, for one, feel out of breath just hearing their schedules.