Many athletes ask if they can continue their gym programs when starting out with their triathlon or running training. Strength training can be extremely beneficial for athletes of all sports, however should be carefully managed with your current training schedule to ensure you are not fatigued for your other sessions.
Strength and conditioning programs should focus on developing areas of weakness to assist with injury prevention and increase mobility in your joints. By addressing these areas it will assist you with achieving a more efficient technique in your chosen sport, but has particular importance in swimming, running and getting into an aerodynamic and powerful position on a TT bike.
Strength and conditioning programs can be performed in the gym or at home depending on your time commitments.
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