The MOST EFFECTIVE Cross Training For Runners - The Running Channel

The MOST EFFECTIVE Cross Training For Runners

4th December 2019

As runners we love to spend our time doing what we love – running! But maybe you didn’t realise that doing more than just running, by adding cross-training into your routine, can help improve your running and even stay away from injury. But how much should you do? What should you do? What’s the best kind of cross-training? And what actually IS cross-training? Find out all of the answers to this and more in this video.

[08:23] Link to study – Comparison of energy expenditure on a treadmill vs. an elliptical device at a self-selected exercise intensity.

[10:24] Link to study – Pilates benefits for runners

[11:53] Link to study – Concurrent strength and endurance training effects on running economy in master endurance runners

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