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RUNNINGAL425
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7/7/13 10:40 A

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For cross training, I do a variety of things so I don't use the same muscles over and over: cycle, Body Pump, spin, Pilates, Slim in 6, elliptical, etc. I have found that just running makes me prone to over use injuries.

I have wanted to try yoga again, but don't like the yoga at my gym. Does anyone know of a yoga DVD that is good for runners?


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5/30/13 3:34 P

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Has anyone else tried this Iron Strength workout for runners originally posted in December 2011 on the runner's world site?

www.runnersworld.com/workouts/ironstrength
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I found it quite challenging plus it provides the plyometric approach I've need to add to my xt routine which includes some PT exercises & pilates. I've done it twice now & I plan to do it weekly.

I used to cycle for xt, too. My stationary bike broke and my regular bike keeps getting flats and it's too much of a pain to go use the stationary bike at my work gym. I prefer to ride outdoors.

I should get back to swimming, too, which I enjoy. I quit about a year ago because the pool on Saturday mornings was just too crowded for me to get any pleasure out of it. I need to try a different time or day.

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4/5/13 6:10 A

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I love bootcamp for cross training. And hot yoga. I try to do one or the other or both every week. Now that spring is almost here, I'll be taking out the bike to commute to work. Can't wait!

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3/20/13 5:43 P

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For me cross-training is important because it also keeps me from getting board. I live for the variety and sometimes I just cannot run because of physical issues beyond my control.

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Getting back into it this week - oh, I'm gonna hurt!



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"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin



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rules of success*
6. Remember to cross-train
When you run, your muscles, joints, and connective tissues absorb a lot of shock. Cross-training gives your body a break from the pounding while maintaining your cardiovascular fitness. Yoga, Pilates, and strength training promote recovery, build muscle, and develop a strong upper body. Swimming, cycling, elliptical training, and rowing improve your aerobic fitness.
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*Amby Burfoot (from Runner’s World) suggests following these bedrock principles to achieve your goals




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