Why do we need more cardio?

Our focus has primarily been strength and lifting in the gym, but I want everybody to add in a little more endurance training. This is because dragon boat racing is DOMINATED by cardio.

Studies (I have links, if you want them) show that 500m races in a dragon boat are 60% aerobic (cardio based) and 40% anaerobic (strength based). Even the 200-250m sprint is still 50/50!

Get your cardio in!

Endurance training: http://www.brianmac.co.uk/enduranc.htm

-Anthony Zhu

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s