Long-Distance Training Saddle Young Cyclists Fragile Bones
Does Long-Distance Training Saddle Young Cyclists with Fragile Bones?
Young cyclists training to join the Tour de France could be causing irreversible damage to their bones. The combination of cycling extreme distances and restricting caloric intake to reduce weight can decrease bone density to levels that put young athletes at greater risk for serious fractures and, in the long term, developing osteoporosis. It is […]