Endurance Health

  • The Skinny on Fats Few words can make an athlete cringe like “fats”. It conjures up images of fast food and excess body weight that hamper performance. However it is important to recognize that fats aren’t all that bad, and in fact play an important role for the endurance athlete. Lets discuss two concepts…
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  • Assess Your Cardiovascular Risk   In order to understand how agressive you should be in reducing your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, it is important that you understand what your risk is over the next 10 years. Even without knowing your cholesterol, you can get a sense of it by taking this…
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In the News

  • Endurance Training and Atherosclerosis Endurance Training and Atherosclerosis While a clear association has been established between participation in regular aerobic exercise and reduction in deaths from heart and vascular disease, there remains debate on how these benefits are achieved. It seems logical that those who perform this type of exercise, especially endurance racers, may…
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