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Cross Training Workout Routines Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Training Workout Routines.

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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

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

Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is Aerobic Exercise? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines aerobic exercise as "any activity that uses large muscle...  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

Just got an arm workout by making and kneading 6 loaves of bread. Was dripping sweat. Going back t
Updated 9/27/2016 3:29:17 PM

Just got an arm workout by making and kneading 6 loaves of bread. Was dripping sweat. Going back to no processed foods. #foodfromscratch...  Read more

Since starting this new journey , I've worked out daily with at least a walk/jog workout . But I'm f
Updated 9/27/2016 2:00:33 PM

Since starting this new journey , I've worked out daily with at least a walk/jog workout . But I'm finding that's not doing much calorie wise so I do a cardio with weights at least every other day. Any favorite workout videos ???...  Read more

Guess my workout today is trying to get this giant
Updated 9/27/2016 1:53:11 PM

Guess my workout today is trying to get this giant shrub out of the ground. It won't budge!!! Arg!...  Read more

Nooooooo energy this morning. I tried to workout
Updated 9/27/2016 8:29:00 AM

Nooooooo energy this morning. I tried to workout and could not get into it. I got maybe a good 15 mins in. Idk what my funk is this morning....  Read more

What should I do for this morning's workout? I'm a
Updated 9/27/2016 7:53:46 AM

What should I do for this morning's workout? I'm a runner, and today is crosstraining. Options are incline walking, stationary bike, and/or elliptical?...  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

Switch it up

I swim 3-4 times a week and do cross training or yoga or walking 2 times a week. Switching up my exercise routine keeps me interested and sticking to my fitness goals. And, the variety and frienships I make means it's FUN!...  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