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Olympic god of the sea Michael Phelps may possess an aquatically perfect body, but no athlete succeeds without discipline and a kickass warm-up regimen.
"I do the same exact warm-up now that I've done for the last 14 years, 13 years," he once told Speedo in a promotional documentary video. "800, 600, 400, 200, swim-kick-pull drill, then I do a couple 25s. That's it."