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Old 02-21-2007, 04:54 PM   #1
Scott Schactler
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i am starting to concentrate more on gaining strength and i was wondering if should still continue to cycle/run/swim. will this slow my strength gains or is it ok to do sprint sets? if so what is a good distance and number of sprints to do.
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Old 02-23-2007, 08:04 PM   #2
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Any type of endurance work will slow down your strength gains to a certain extent because endurance and absolute strength are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Sprinting is good if you want to build strength though.

Here's a good article on HIIT w/f safe:
http://www.musclemedia.com/training/hiit.asp
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