Sports Highlights:  Paul Assaiante Quoted in Forbes Magazine

In the October, 2003 edition of Forbes Magazine, columnist Neal Santelmann notes “. . . in an imperfect world few things are more flawed with inefficiencies, inconsistencies and injury risks than the pursuit of fitness.” He spoke to Trinity’s own Paul Assaiante with regard to Forbes’ pick for the number-one healthiest sport, squash. “The preferred game of Wall Street has convenience on its side, as 30 minutes on the squash court provides an impressive cardiorespiratory workout. Extended rallies and almost constant running builds muscular strength and endurance in the lower body, while lunges, twists and turns increase flexibility in the back and abdomen. ‘For people just getting into the game, it's almost too much to sustain, but once you get there, squash is tremendous,’ says Paul Assaiante, head coach of the five-time defending national intercollegiate champion. Assaiante recommends a regimen of yoga, sprinting and distance running for preparation. Be wary of groin pulls, torn Achilles tendons and your opponent's racquet.”

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