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Weight-Lifting and the Cardiovascular System
Weight-lifting builds strong bones and muscles, but isn't so good for the CV system. Cholesterol isn't lowered, and, after many years, the arterial wall stiffens (decreased compliance). Weight-lifters should incorporate some type of aerobic exercise into their routine.

Be Iron Fit

Author: Fink D
Category: Sports Performance
Audience: Elite Athlete
Length: 280 pages
Publisher: Lyons Press
  Year Published: 2004
List Price: $13.95® Rating: Excellent!

Be Iron Fit offers training information for serious triathletes.

Recommended for: serious athletes and aspiring Ironman competitors.


  • Chapter 1: The IronFit Dream
  • Chapter 2: Effective Time Management
  • Chapter 3: The Essential Workouts
  • Chapter 4: The Training Cycle
  • Chapter 5: The Principle of Gradual Adaptation
  • Chapter 6: Effective Heart Rate Training
  • Chapter 7: 30-Week IronFit Training Programs
  • Chapter 8: Flexibility and Strength Training
  • Chapter 9: Preparing With Training Races
  • Chapter 10: Technique
  • Chapter 11: Mastering Transitions
  • Chapter 12: Equipment Tips
  • Chapter 13: Race and Pre-Race Strategies
  • Chapter 14: Mental Training
  • Chapter 15: Effective Goal Setting and Race Selection
  • Chapter 16: Maintaining Good Health
  • Chapter 17: Recovery, Maintenance Training, and Beyond

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Reviewed by: Stan Reents, PharmD 4/5/2017 8:15:52 AM

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