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By Coach John Hughes Intense exercise produces different physiological benefits than moderate exercise. Here’s why you should incorporate the appropriate types of exercise for you at the appropriate times of the year. Your muscles atrophy over time as you age. You have two different types of muscle fibers: slow-twitch, which fire slowly and have great endurance, and … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging – Benefits of Training with Intensity
Lots of Great Reader Bikes Garneau Cityzen Collection for Men and Women Review How to Fix a Broken Bicycle Chain on a Ride Can I Customize Individual Cog Options on a Cassette? Should Runners and Cyclists Lift Weights? How Do I Train for a Multi Day Bicycle Tour? Question of the Week … [Read more...] about Newsletter Issue No. 801
This week's Question of the Week was inspired by Dr. Mirkin's column about strength training for cyclists and runners. I think strength training is a good counterbalance to cycling, an endurance sport that doesn't tend to build bone strength and also leaves out much of your upper body. What do you think? Do You Lift Weights? … [Read more...] about Question of the Week
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D. In a recent study, 19 well-trained female duathletes were assigned to either: • run and cycle with an added strength training program, or • just run and cycle. The strength training program included four lower body exercises, three times each, twice a week for 11 weeks. The added strength training improved their running and cycling performance … [Read more...] about Should Runners and Cyclists Lift Weights?