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Cross Training For Runners Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Training For Runners.

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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

Discover Your Reason to Race

Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of.       &nb
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9 Helpful Tips for Your First Charity Race

Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre...  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

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

Cardio or strength training first
Updated 9/1/2015 8:32:21 AM

Which one do you do first? does it really matter? Also what do you do first if your circuit training?...  Read more

Looking for training buddies to be accountable to
Updated 8/30/2015 11:32:57 PM

Looking for training buddies to be accountable to with similar scenario : I am a 45 year old mum with 3 school age kids and work part time, also work shiftwork. Would like to lose 40"...  Read more

just walked from work to train station( usually ta
Updated 8/28/2015 11:05:02 AM

just walked from work to train station( usually take the bus). exactly three miles. Its going to be too hot later, plus Ive got a repairman coming....  Read more

today is new day. eat right train like a beast....
Updated 8/28/2015 9:23:33 AM

today is new day. eat right train like a beast......hit those goals ppl........  Read more

Make Every day Count - strength training plus 25 m
Updated 8/27/2015 10:38:09 PM

Make Every day Count - strength training plus 25 minutes of STAIRMASTER----plus walk to and from Gym. 20 minute walk each way.. #Process... TRYING TO MAKE THIS A WAY OF LIFE...  Read more

RunnersWorld.com

Training plans for running for all levels from beginner to marathon. It is a great source on running beside sparkpeople.com for me, hope you find it interesting, too.331...  Read more

Exercise while reading, watching TV, etc.

My best friend who is a track and cross country runner told me about doing the Lying Abduction (or Adduction) exercise while you read. But you can do it while watching TV as well. I love doing this because then I feel more time-efficient!...  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