Jockey Workout: Staying in Riding Shape at the Spa


Jockeys are some of the most physically fit athletes in the world, due to the demands of riding a 1000-pound racehorse at high speed several times a day. At Saratoga, jockeys Junior Alvarado and Dylan Davis and retired Hall of Fame jockey Ramon Dominguez learned new metabolic resistance training (MIT) exercises from trainer Tyler Hammet that improve cardiovascular fitness and mobility.

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