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Category: cross training
Core Exercises for Strength and Balance
Add these exercises to your cross-training routine to improve strength and balance and prevent running injuries.
Crunch Those Abs and Run Better with These 4 Abdominal Exercises
A strong core results in a more stable gait with fewer excessive movements, improves running economy and makes it easier to negotiate uneven terrain on trails.
3 Myths about Strength Training Dispelled
I've talked a time or two before about strength training and how it has benefited me personally, and a lot has been said on the subject and can be found by Googling "why runners need to strength train." Still, the information doesn't seem to be reaching everyone who needs it, because I regularly... talk to… Continue reading 3 Myths about Strength Training Dispelled
How I Strength Train: Body Pump 105
The verdict is in: Body Pump 105 is tough but worth it, even at 5:30 a.m.
The Plant-Powered Runner comes back from a funk brought on by a calf injury.
How I Bounced Back from Runner’s Knee: Exercises for Treatment and Prevention
Don’t kid yourself about your running injuries being purely from “overuse” if you don't cross-train. You need to cross-train, be that with cycling, strength training, yoga or whatever doesn’t involve running.
5 Yoga Poses for Low Back Pain
These yoga poses can help restore range of motion in the low back so that you can resume normal movement and activities.