You Can Be a Triathlete

Women's Health—April 12, 2011

In an article by Women's Health, HSS primary care sports medicine physician Jordan D. Metzl, MD discussed the benefits of participating in triathlons.

"Overuse injuries like tendinitis and stress fractures often result from weakness elsewhere in the body. Because of the amount of cross-training, triathletes build stronger muscles around all of their joints, which reduces their injury risk," he said.

"Think of it as building scaffolding around a building," Dr. Metzl added.

Read the full article at womenshealthmag.com

 

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