Cross-Training Benefits

“Should I run on the treadmill everyday?” – Rawle.

No – it’s better to cross-train, which means that you should not run everyday.  Even marathoners will not run daily because it is too taxing on their legs: they break up running with cross-training days on the elliptical, rowing machine, bike and swimming.

If you are a heavy lifter and/or boxer, taking your off or in-between days to cross-train or perform hiit will help muscles recover faster and also allow the body to use various muscle groups that might not have been covered in other sessions.

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