Cross Training

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By Crystal D. Thomas, PT, DPT, CSCS

What is cross training and why is it an essential training method to prepare for a marathon? Cross training is the action or practice of engaging in two or more sports or types of exercise in order to improve fitness and performance in one’s main sport.  Cross training is essential for runners to prevent overuse injuries that are associated with repetitive impact activity.

Introducing Swimming, Cycling, Agility Plyometric training and Yoga, while adding one or more strength exercises to your routine can drastically improve your running technique, speed and stride length. (more…)

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