Category Archives: Cross training

S-T-R-E-T-C-H On Your Off Days

There have been several articles recently by “experts” about the benefit of running fewer days and resting more.  This is especially true for the over-40 (or 50) crowd.  Running three or four days a week can help you train for a … Continue reading

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The Treadmill Trade-off

Most serious runners don’t consider treadmill running as “real” running.  We would rather suit-up in the Cold Gear, hats, and gloves and brave the winter weather than stare at the same wall from the treadmill for 6, 8 or 10 … Continue reading

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Is softball cross-training?

Softball started this week.  Our team is the “fun” men’s team from my church.  We like to win and we try but we’re more interested in the camaraderie and exercise.  Nothing too serious.  Since I run about 25 miles a week I … Continue reading

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