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High School Cross Country Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High School Cross Country Training.

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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

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

Embrace Your Inner Child to Get in Shape

Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all...  Read more

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

Hope everyone had a happy 4th! I start school tom
Updated 7/5/2015 1:35:03 PM

Hope everyone had a happy 4th! I start school tomorrow and will work full time also. My school has a nice gym so hopefully I can take advantage of it. Happy Sunday everyone. Healthy choices 😁...  Read more

Three cheers and a high kick!
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Three cheers and a high kick!...  Read more

Richard simmons- high impact or low impact step ae
Updated 7/2/2015 9:39:51 PM

Richard simmons- high impact or low impact step aerobics?...  Read more

Beginner and Advanced Strength Training.
Updated 7/2/2015 10:14:35 PM

I need to add strength training to my routine. My complex has a little home gym for such things, but I'm wondering which ones I can do to atart. I remember there used to be a list of beginner and advanced ones on the old SP, but I don't know w...  Read more

Reading helps me sleep but also working on a cross
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Reading helps me sleep but also working on a crossword puzzle....  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

reunion

My high school reunion is coming up and I want to look good for it!...  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 runthis 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

Eat Like an Olympic Athlete

I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou...  Read more