ROCHESTER, Minn. -- For the first time in Olympic history, female athletes are outnumbering male athletes.
Of the 530 members on the U.S. team, 269 are women.
Dr. Michale Joyner from the Mayo Clinic joined us on the KARE Saturday show to offer gender perspective on Olympic athletes.
Dr. Michael Joyner is the director of the Human and Integrative Physiology Lab at Mayo Clinic.
During the 2012 Olympics, he is posting regularly on his blog:
Human Limits: Exploring Performance and Health with Dr. Michael Joyner
As part of his own exercise plan, Dr. Joyner participates in triathlons.
Visit the Mayo Clinic's website for more information on a personalized fitness plan.
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