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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

no energy/motivation to exercise
Updated 10/8/2015 1:37:12 PM

Years ago it was easier for me to get into an exercise regimen. This time around...I can't even start. I'm older, I have a kid, I go to school, I have less time and yes I am out of shape. But so what right? I should be able to do this. I try but it n...  Read more

Ok so I had a few off days not exercising but I'm
Updated 10/6/2015 1:40:10 AM

Ok so I had a few off days not exercising but I'm back at it and tracking my food consistently. Feelin good today :)...  Read more

How often do you exercise to loose?
Updated 10/7/2015 10:47:35 PM

How often do you exercise to loose?...  Read more

Exercise buddy
Updated 10/6/2015 4:39:25 AM

Funny thing I wanted a exercise buddy but not really looking for one then my kids came over and me and my daughter was dancing and it was a great fitness time for both of us. We helped one another without even trying or realizing that we was exercisi...  Read more

Pilates today and bosu exercise. 60 minutes and 60
Updated 10/5/2015 9:24:39 PM

Pilates today and bosu exercise. 60 minutes and 60 minutes= 120 minutes of intense body moving....  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