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Cross Training Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Training Exercises.

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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

Day 3, I am feeling my exercise regime but it is g
Updated 8/31/2016 10:31:11 PM

Day 3, I am feeling my exercise regime but it is great! I am planning to do a 5k on oct.1...  Read more

weightloss without exercise
Updated 8/31/2016 10:20:13 PM

I'm brand new here and could use some help on my get fit journey. Due to a broken foot, I'm restricted on exercise for awhile so it's not going to be easy with diet alone. I would appreciate some motivating advice, tips and perhaps even a few friends...  Read more

I need exercise tips. I have bad gout and I can on
Updated 8/31/2016 10:31:14 PM

I need exercise tips. I have bad gout and I can only stand for 2 hours at a time and need exercises that will help me lose weight that is cheap to do and easy for around my house...  Read more

Hello all I'm trying to add #Cize to my exercises
Updated 8/31/2016 8:52:39 PM

Hello all I'm trying to add #Cize to my exercises for the day...I see the rest of BB stuff but this particular one isn't here. Do anyone know how to add this?...  Read more

have trouble understanding the table of "exercise"
Updated 8/31/2016 7:30:22 PM

have trouble understanding the table of "exercise" the one that says Minutes-calories then Daily total Weekly total Weekly goal PLEASE HELP...  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