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Cross Training for Runners Archive
Posted on July 10, 2011 | No CommentsOne of the best cross training exercises for injured runners is water running, also known as pool running. Water running is great for increasing heart rate without exposing the body...
Posted on April 18, 2011 | No CommentsWithout a doubt, the number one concern of runners is getting injured. Injuries can easily destroy a carefully planned training program and leave runners back at square one for their...
Posted on March 8, 2011 | No CommentsMany runners simply do not have much interest in weight training. Many are concerned that lifting heavy weights will add bulky muscle that is not conducive to running fast. Runners...
Posted on January 8, 2011 | No CommentsTreadmill, elliptical, or stairclimber? What is the best machine to use at the gym? There are so many options for achieving aerobic fitness in gyms these days. Each option has...
Posted on October 19, 2010 | No CommentsWhen many people think of muscle strengthening exercises, the first thing that comes to mind is weight lifting. However, squats, bench press, and dumbbell curls are not the only one...
Posted on September 23, 2010 | No CommentsIf you are one of the millions of Americans who have a desk job, you know the negative health effects that sitting for the entire day can have on the...
Posted on April 13, 2010 | No CommentsThe treadmill is a wonderful invention. It has allowed millions of runners to obtain a solid workout even when there is two feet of snow outside. Treadmills mimic outside running...
Posted on February 25, 2010 | No CommentsThe common perception is that strength training involves dumbbells, bench presses, and squats. Runners have been told that if they hit the gym and use this equipment, they will decrease...
Posted on February 1, 2010 | No CommentsDistance running is a great exercise for many of the muscles in the body. Certain leg and core muscles are especially toned and strengthened through the miles of training. However,...