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Does Cardio Improve Your Strength?

Cardio Can Help You Get Stronger, but There's 1 Caveat, According to This Exercise Physiologist

Does Cardio Improve Your Strength?
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Cardio is synonymous with burning fat, but can cardio help you get stronger and build muscle? Yes, it may help you get stronger, but no, it won't necessarily help you build muscle, according to Jason Machowsky, RD, CSSD, CSCS, a board-certified sports dietitian and exercise physiologist at the Hospital For Special Surgery's Tisch Sports Performance Centre.

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