Cross Training for Runners

Cross Training for Runners

From building aerobic fitness and strength to aid in recovery, cross training can be an important part of a runner’s training.

Two great places to get started with cross training for runners are A First-Timer’s Guide to Cross Training by coach David Laney and Cross Training for Runners by coach Ian Torrence.

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