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Member Question: Strengthening for Maintenance

author : Michael Silva
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photoWithout paying a personal trainer or a PT on a regular basis, is there a regimen of exercises I can do to strengthen all around?

Member Question: Big Runner

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photoI’m a 240lb man, and I run relatively long distances. How would you recommend training for marathon and IM distances as heavy as I am?

Member Question: Upper Body Strength for Swimming.

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photoI don't really strength train (because I never have and don't really know much about it) and feel like my lack of upper body strength is the reason why I'm not getting faster.

Periodized Strength Training Program

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photoDepending on when your competitive season is or when your "big event" is, you need to alter your plan so it augments your endurance and skill training, while getting you ready for competition.
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Michael Silva

Michael Silva is the president of FOUNDATIONperformance, LLC, a sports medicine and fitness consultation company. Michael works a great deal with runners and triathletes from the RI and MA area. Michael is a physical therapist, exercise physiologist, and certified strength and conditioning specialist.