24 Mar '15, 8pm

Balancing CrossFit and Running Tips from @CarrotsNCake #crossfit #runchat #fitfluential

Balancing CrossFit and Running Tips from @CarrotsNCake #crossfit #runchat #fitfluential

I get questions all the time from readers about how to best balance CrossFit with running, specifically long distance running, like training for a half or full marathon and, honestly, I never really knew how to reply—mostly because I hadn’t figured it out for myself yet. It was a constant struggle for me to find the time (and energy) for both of these fitness loves. Now that I am just a few weeks away from marathon day, I finally feel like I can share my thoughts on the subject. That said, here is my advice for balancing CrossFit and running. Determine which sport is your priority and stick to it This is my numero uno advice. Think about your ultimate goal right now. Is it running a marathon? Competing in an Olympic lifting meet? Think about your current fitness goals. You don’t need to pick one sport over the other for the rest of your life; just make one of them your pri...

Full article: http://carrotsncake.com/2015/03/balancing-crossfit-and-ru...

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