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Tufts University: The President's Marathon Challenge

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October 12, 2008

Cross Training; pros and cons

The following two links deal specifically with the myths of cross training, and illustrate that specific athletic activities respond to those skills used in that particular sport...The first one is more fact/research oriented, while the other deals with generalities..both are good....it is not that cross training will harm your primary sport...it does not (simply stated) enhance it physiologically or neurologically!



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"As a marathoner you now become a member of a very select group of individuals...The One Percenters! And what is that? Of the entire world's population, less than one percent have ever completed a marathon. This makes each of you a member of a VERY select and special group!"

- Don Megerle, Coach, PMC

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