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Old 02-04-2005, 06:49 PM   #6
Eugene R. Allen
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Winston - I am a triathlete and my training has rarely focused on intensity but rather longer, slower training along the general understanding I had of Phil Maffetone's training methods. I would do some higher intensity work but I was absolutely convinced that if my HR got too high in the base season I would sabotage my entire racing season. Wrong.

After a just a few months of CrossFit last year I had the best racing season ever. I have had the same general experience as you Winston in that my biking has improved, but I noticed it more in my running for some reason. The cross over benefits of CrossFit are huge. Having undertaken the CrossFit way I find that I am better at everything I do.
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