Tag Archives: cross-training

Are tight schedules and a lack of equipment keeping you from getting the benefits of strength training? If you find yourself making excuses rather than making your workouts, it’s time to develop a program that works with you and your schedule. Low equipment and no equipment forms of strength training are excellent ways to build […]

You already know that your elliptical trainer strengthens your cardiovascular system without stressing your joints. What you may not know is that there are a lot of ways you can use your elliptical to strengthen your body and train for other activities. Here are 5 ways you can improve your elliptical training sessions: 1. Take […]

Ask Coach Jenny Q: How do I recover after short and long races – 5K to marathon?  ~Jeff A: Great question, Jeff! The short, sweet, tweet-sized answer is – invest one day for every mile in the race. Although this is very general, it can work in keeping things simple. So, the shorter the race, […]

Ask Coach Jenny Q: I have been unable to run for several months due to illness and injury. What are your recommendations for getting back into running? ~Linda A: Hi, Linda. I’m happy to hear you’re feeling better. Although it can be tempting to jump back in to your running program where you left off before the […]

When designing their fitness routine — or even just talking about it — most people will discuss their strength training, cardio training, flexibility and diet. Few, however, will even mention their rest periods. Most exercisers figure that if some exercise is good for you, then more is even better, but this practice can be counterproductive and […]