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The Top 3 Cross-Training Exercises for Runners #running

The Top 3 Cross-Training Exercises for Runners #running

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now! To be a better runner, you have to run. It’s pretty simple . As one of my old coaches liked to say, “You can’t plant carrots and harvest tomatoes.” But there are other alternative training options available that can help you improve that don’t include running. For the die-hard runners out there, there is a benefit to doing non-running exercise. While running more will make you faster and increase your endurance, not everyone can jump into running 50 miles a week (or more). Pushing the mileage envelope can result in injuries. Alternative training can help bridge the gap between the mileage that you’re currently able to handle and the higher mileage that you want to do. It can give you the same amount of cardiovascular exercise while reducing the pounding on your joints and muscles that’s associated with running. The...

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