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07-14-2010, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Gino 14 View Post
Although the cross training you've been doing won't "hurt" your hockey, I'm sure that your legs and upper body strength aren't as good as they can be for hockey. Triathletes don't do the heavy training on the legs and upper body that hockey uses, it's detrimental to them, the extra muscle mass is dead weight that would still have to be moved and it somewhat hinders running strides and swimming strokes.

The bike riding is a plus for you.

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That's very true and basically the big reason I am asking.

Thanks!

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Just out of curiosity what type of triathlon did you partake in (distances)?
Olympic (1.5k swim, 40k bike and 10k run).

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