Getting injured sucks! Unfortunately, cross training to prevent or comeback from injury is also boring and can feel unproductive. So, what’s the solution?
The trick to maintaining fitness without driving yourself crazy while cross training on the bike, elliptical or in the pool is having a series of proven workouts that provide a variety of intensities and unique challenges. By having a variety of ever-changing stimulus, you’re better able to maintain fitness and stay sane.
This guide is a combination of multiple cross training methods, apparatus, and workouts designed to provide flexibility and variety to your cross training regimen. I’ve done my best to support and discuss both the benefits and negatives of each cross training method so you can approach your workouts with the knowledge that the hard work is paying off.
With these workouts, you’ll have no excuse to lose fitness while being injured or while trying to maintain fitness without the pounding from running. These workouts will challenge your aerobic system and have you gasping for air!
Cross Training Options for Runners