What is cross training? 6 exercises that will complement your walking routine (TODAY)
Posted: Oct 02, 2023 in In the News
This article originally appeared in TODAY on October 2, 2023.
What is cross training? 6 exercises that will complement your walking routine
By Brianna Steinhilber
We’ve all been there: We find a workout we love and get in the groove of doing it all the time. Then we begin to notice certain aches and pains creeping up or our progress stalling. While committing to exercise consistently is the best way to maintain our health, there’s a strong argument for mixing it up when it comes to the types of activities you are incorporating into your routine.
Enter: Cross training.
“Cross training is typically defined as an exercise regimen that uses several modes of training to develop a specific component of fitness,” according to the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
True cross training takes this the idea of simply mixing up your routine one step further. Instead of choosing seemingly random activities, you are designing a fitness routine that includes activities that complement each other in order to improve your performance.
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