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STRENGTH MATTERS! The WHY and HOW of Strength Training for Endurance Athletes
So, on top of the swim training, hill repeats, base miles, interval training, long rides, equipment maintenance and planning, we're suppose to carve out time to STRENGTH TRAIN?? YES! Here's why you NEED to add in some solid time on specific strength building exercises for your sport and your body. The long and short of it is... STRENGTH TRAINING REDUCES INJURY. And this is important because, according to the British Journal of Sports Medicine, "Overuse problems constitute the