Cross Training

Yoga And Running: Why Runners Should Try It

Yoga is an ancient practice that many people associate more with spirituality than with sports. But yoga and running go well together! While it certainly can be used for spiritual purposes, it can also be an excellent way of stretching and breath ...

How to Train With CrossFit And Running

There are many different types of cross-training available to runners. Some of the most common options for runners are cycling, rowing, and swimming. These are workouts that improve the cardiovascular system. This helps improve endurance and ...

Best Cross-Training Workouts for Runners

Running every day will help keep you fit, but it keeps you fit in a very specific way. Running is so specific, in fact, that it can actually create weaknesses in your body, even while strengthening other things. In the context of overall fitness, ...

Resistance Band Workouts for Runners

There are several keys to becoming the best runner you can be. One of them is to make sure that you’re spending a good amount of time running. But another way is to make sure that you’re doing some cross-training as well. Typically, when ...

5 Elliptical Workouts for Runners

As runners, we know that cross-training is important. But it can be easy to get into a rut of the cross-training you’re comfortable doing. It's important to get out of that rut, for boredom's sake as well as for fitness. After all, the whole ...

Jumping Rope Vs Running – Which Provides A Better Workout?

If you’re someone who wants to get the most out of your workouts, you might be wondering whether you’re better off jumping rope or going for a run. We’ll answer that exact question by looking at cardio, calories, cost, and convenience before ...

HIIT Vs Cardio – What’s The Best Way To Exercise?

When choosing a way to work out, you have many options. Look online, and you will find everything from steady-state cardio to high intensity interval training. Go to a gym and look at the list of classes they offer, and you'll see the same thing. ...

How Many Calories Do You Burn Climbing Stairs?

Running is a great way to burn calories and lose weight. But it turns out that stair climbing is even better. If you’re wondering how many calories you can burn in a particular amount of time climbing stairs, this article is for you! We’ll ...

Benefits of Stair Running – How To Improve Your Strength, Power, and Endurance

It can't be said enough times: cross-training is key to becoming a stronger runner. By changing up how your body moves and exercises, you are strengthening more than just your running muscles. And a stronger body is a fitter body. Looking for new ...

Elliptical vs Running – Which is a Better Cardio Workout?

We're deep in the throws of winter. Even though some runners love bundling up for a run, an equal number of runners resign themselves to gym workouts. Even the hardcore outdoor runners occasionally stay inside but still need to burn calories. Head ...

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