Category: Cross Training Exercises

The What, When, Why of Stretching

We have all heard about the importance of stretching.  And we all have our own theories when it is best to stretch, what stretches we should perform and how long we should be stretching. Recently, …

Benefits of the Functional Warm Up

With all of the blown-up hype and trends rampant in the world of health and popular exercise, the idea of the functional warm-up has withstood the test of time. The functional warm-up is the answer …

Maintain, Cross-train and Recover

In the offseason or in between races look to maintain cardiovascular stamina while building total body strength and allowing your body to recover from the demanding training schedule. Follow the maintain, cross-train and recover guide …

The Best Leg Stretches for Runners

As runners we often neglect to do the proper stretching after each run.  Neglecting to properly stretch our muscles can result in unnecessary soreness or even injury. We asked our experts to provide us with the best …