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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

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

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

I wanted to new ab wk out to add to routine. Inste
Updated 6/23/2015 6:32:51 PM

I wanted to new ab wk out to add to routine. Instead of just looking @ the different wk outs I decided to try them a little to see how it feels. I ended up doing 60 min of an workouts correctly bc my competitive I can do this drive kicked in. .....  Read more

...I left my workout pants at home, lol! I will go
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...I left my workout pants at home, lol! I will go after work instead....  Read more

Home workout DVD's?
Updated 6/26/2015 8:10:48 PM

Hi Everyone - Just wondering for all you people who work out at home - what do you use? Youtube channel (which one?) DVD's? (which ones?) Spark people videos? Websites? Pinterest/create your own schedule/routine? Once upon a time I...  Read more

strength training
Updated 6/27/2015 11:54:53 AM

I use the Walk Away the Pounds dvds for my exercise. In many of the videos I use a resistance band while I walk. Does this qualify as strength training for my arms? Do exercises like squats, leg raises on the floor or standing qualify?...  Read more

I packed my workout bag today as I planned to exer
Updated 6/24/2015 1:18:50 PM

I packed my workout bag today as I planned to exercise in the gym at work. It is a beautiful space and I haven't used it yet. I made sure that my shoes, shirt, and toiletries were all packed and ready. I went downstairs and started to undress a...  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

Exercise: keeping the flame lit

To keep exercise interesting, I break my cardio routine up among different machines and around strength training....  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

Take a Fitness Tip from Alanis Morissette

In a recent interview for Women's Health magazine, Alanis Morissete talks not only about her emotional song-writing, but also her fitness routine. (Who knew that she's finished a few triathlons? Go her!) One of the tips she shares is great advice for...  Read more