Cycle training induces muscle hypertrophy and strength gain: strategies and mechanisms.

  title={Cycle training induces muscle hypertrophy and strength gain: strategies and mechanisms.},
  author={Hayao Ozaki and J P Loenneke and Robert S. Thiebaud and Takashi Abe},
  journal={Acta physiologica Hungarica},
  volume={102 1},
Cycle training is widely performed as a major part of any exercise program seeking to improve aerobic capacity and cardiovascular health. However, the effect of cycle training on muscle size and strength gain still requires further insight, even though it is known that professional cyclists display larger muscle size compared to controls. Therefore, the purpose of this review is to discuss the effects of cycle training on muscle size and strength of the lower extremity and the possible… 

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