The first F1 Grand Prix of the 2013 season is coming up this weekend in Australia!
We have a lot of respect for F1 drivers, who are some of the most well-conditioned athletes in the world.
Did you know that with each turn of the steering wheel in an F1 car, the average physical strain on the arms adds up to dozens of kilos – and thousands of kilos throughout an entire race?
Or that the extreme heat in a cockpit means that drivers sweat off up [...]
The 2012 Formula One season is about to begin. The Scuderia Ferrari trained at Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.
In this video, Alonso, Massa, White and Rigon tell us about their fitness regimen, while Massimo and Stefano Domenicali Rivola talk about the importance of this event to strengthen the team spirit.
These drivers train with mountain biking, swimming, canoeing, volleyball, basketball and running. From Technogym, the members use Selection for strength training, Arke for helping to improve stability and the Excite+ Top to help improve balance and upper body strength. [...]
The new Ferrari Gym inside the Scuderia Ferrari opened before Christmas.
The opening event was attended by Ferrari Principal Team Stefano Domenicali, Technogym President Nerio Alessandri, Formula 1 Pilots Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa and Paolo Zavatta, Sales Director of Energy Resources.
The new Ferrari Gym covers about 250 square meters and contains 23 equipment machines: the new Arke Kit and Kinesis One for the functional training, Top for upper body training, Run Now for cardiovascular training and the Selection line for strength training.
This new gym is for the [...]