Cross Training

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 that you’re comfortable doing. That’s what this article is for! We’ll tell you how to use the elliptical machine for cross-training as a ...

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 ...

Cardio Alternatives To Running: 14 Different Ways to Cross-Train

What makes someone a runner? You like to run. It's that simple. If you have a choice of what kind of physical exercise you’d like to do, you’ll pick running every time. Sometimes, though, due to injuries, wanting to mix it up, or trying to get a ...

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