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Cross Training Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Training Exercises.

Reference Guide to Cross-Training

How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life.   I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Free Weights or Machines?

It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice...  Read more

I'm loving the SP app! I remember when it was just to log in a few food items/exercise and it wouldn
Updated 6/28/2016 10:53:20 PM

I'm loving the SP app! I remember when it was just to log in a few food items/exercise and it wouldn't sync to the website... but this is SO 2016! I can finally get rid of all other health apps!! 😍😘😁...  Read more

Updated 6/28/2016 10:39:18 PM

I realize that I need to make exercise a priority for myself. Not just something that I know I should do but put off because other things are more important to me. Really, my health is important...  Read more

I'm loving all this exercise with my new bike. 3 d
Updated 6/28/2016 9:59:26 PM

I'm loving all this exercise with my new bike. 3 days into the new week and I've burnt 3980 calorie.πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ...  Read more

Need some exercising tips for new stay at home mom
Updated 6/28/2016 8:50:06 PM

Need some exercising tips for new stay at home moms!! #firstpost...  Read more

Haven't been exercising for close to a week!
Updated 6/29/2016 12:34:24 PM

But no more! I will have to make myself do it by 5pm or I am sunk! I haven't managed to exercise for the past week for one reason or another. I wanted to start again yesterday but I had a haircut with a wash and blowdry, so I didn't want to sweat and...  Read more

Cross train to reduce boredom and repetition injuries

Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev...  Read more

Walk while they run

My teenage boys are doing cross country training for the high school team over the summer. While they run (a 5k), I walk for the hour they run. Gets my exercise in while I wait for them!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more

The Benefits of Cross-Training: Now I’m a Believer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about my current running injury. I’ve got Achilies tendonitis, and have been doing weeks of physical therapy which will (hopefully) get me running again. When the therapist told me I wouldn’t be running for at least...  Read more