Biathletes don't miss a beat 

February, 11, 2006
02/11/06
7:37
PM ET
I've heard it said that competing in biathlon is like sprinting up a dozen flights of stairs and then trying to thread a needle, but I don't think that does it justice.

Though these athletes are in ridiculous shape, and they get a whole eight seconds of downhill coasting to recover, their heart rate must still be elevated through the roof when they have to settle down and take aim.
Lindsay Berra is an avid CrossFitter and a national correspondent for MLB.com. Follow her on twitter @lindsayberra.

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