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The physiology of Lance Armstrong

August 20, 2009

A larger than normal heart, minimal build-up of lactic acid in the legs and low resting heart rate are just a few of the traits that make Lance Armstrong such a successful cyclist and could propel him to an 8th Tour de France victory. The 21-day grueling competition begins this weekend and the University of Minnesota expert to explain the physiology of Armstrong is:

Stacy Ingraham, University of Minnesota kinesiology professor
Ingraham says, like Michael Phelps is built for the pool, Lance Armstrong is built for the bike. Ingraham can discuss Armstrong's physical attributes and what sets him apart from the rest of the competition.

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