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post #9 of (permalink) Old 10-07-2010, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by oldfan View Post
Running increases you vo2 max and gives you a good "base" for your cardio. But, for real cardio conditioning you have to train more sport specific.

I learned this the hard way. I ran my ass off for months before I stepped into a gym to train. Felt like a waste of time, I gassed so fast it was funny (to everyone else).

In my opinion swimming helps more than running.
I've never thrown up so often from overexersion then when I was on the swim team. That's taxing for sure.
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