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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000079
Point/Counterpoint

Do the Benefits of Strength Training Out-Weigh the Dangers for Endurance Athletes?

Martuscello, Jason MS, CSCS, HFS1; Theilen, Nicholas MS2

Section Editor(s): Galpin, Andrew J. PhD, CSCS, NCSA-CPT

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: THIS COLUMN DISCUSSES THE RISKS AND BENEFITS OF ENDURANCE ATHLETES ENGAGING IN STRENGTH AND POWER TRAINING. FOR A VIDEO ABSTRACT OF THE POINT SECTION, SEE SUPPLEMENTAL DIGITAL CONTENT 1 (SEE VIDEO, HTTP://LINKS.LWW.COM/SCJ/A145), AND FOR A VIDEO ABSTRACT OF THE COUNTERPOINT SECTION, SEE SUPPLEMENTAL DIGITAL CONTENT 2 (SEE VIDEO, HTTP://LINKS.LWW.COM/SCJ/A144).

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