Specific Strength

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By Lisa Taylor

Last month we delved into the land of weight training for the triathlete. We set the parameters and basically came up with the idea that weight training is essential to improving your performance as a lean, mean triathlon machine. So this month we dig a little deeper offering readers specific weight training exercises that will help them improve. Don’t believe strength training is necessary? Check out these endorsements:

You know the Olympian in triathlon in 2004 and top female competitor in the world? Barb Lindquist?  She swears by strength training according to an article found on Active.com “One essential element to (Barb’s) success has been strength training,” writes Loren Lindquist, Barb’s husband. “This ingredient has helped to keep her injury free - a key to consistency. In the past seven years Barb has never been sidelined do to strains, tears, overuse and other chronic symptoms that many athletes experience. [.....]

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date: December 27, 2004

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