What The Highest-Ever Vo2max Tells Us About Genetics And Cycling Success

Some riders have long and illustrious careers, competing at the highest level for two decades. Others burn bright over a much shorter period, seemingly disappearing from the spotlight in just a few short years. Norway’s Oskar Svendsen is an example of the latter. From 2012 through to 2014 Svendsen was one of the promising riders … The post What the highest-ever VO2max tells us about genetics and cycling success appeared first on CyclingTips .

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