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Did you know that weight training for cyclists is controversial? While some believe strength training's positive health benefits (such as increased power and bone density) make it a no-brainer addition to your cycling routine, others focus on the size and weight that gets added to the rider (potentially decreasing performance on the bike).
About.com asked physical therapist Cindi A. Prentiss and Tutankhamen Pappoe, MD, to discuss the benefits of strength training for cyclists, conditions it may help prevent and possible complications in this article.
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