Max Strength Phase
What are we doing in this block of Tralee Triathlon Club’s Strength & Conditioning classes with Nisus Fitness? Joe O’Connor explains all.
“This phase is the Max Strength phase and the area that so many endurance athletes overlook or even fear. Most endurance athletes are comfortable lifting light weights in an attempt to increase muscular endurance. I often pose the question,
“Do you think lifting those little weights for 20 reps is somehow going to represent the endurance benefits of your long bike ride, that lung bursting hill run or those endless laps in the pool?”
The answer is usually a confused “Ah Ha” moment followed by “I suppose not!”. Continue reading Strength & Conditioning Phase II