Many runners turn to cross-training when they get injured… but in reality, cross-training can help prevent injuries. A strong core and regular strength and stretching go a long way. Bottom line: don’t wait until you’re sitting in your physio’s office to develop a cross-training routine.
Watch as host Brittany Moran (2:47 marathoner, chiropractor, and certified strength and conditioning specialist) shows you some effective exercises for runners.
Cross-training: it’s not all about the run
Ready to start training? More recommendations:
- Book: Quick Strength for Runners
- Tops and bottoms that move with you as you stretch
- A gym bag to carry it all
Watch more in the Be a Better Runner Series:
- Get the tempo run 101
- How to do hill workouts
- How to get fast with speed work
- The art of the long run
- How to prep for race day
Special thanks to Canadian Running Magazine