Revisit Cross Training After Marathon Season

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Revisit Cross Training After Marathon Season

If you ran a fall marathon and you have one in mind for spring, use winter as a time to change or ramp up your cross training.

Shorter days and bad weather make it more challenging to manage longer runs, but don't despair. Consider winter as a time to try out some cross training and work muscles that don't get used as much during running.

Try some sort of indoor cardio to keep up your cardio fitness if you find that you need to cut back on mileage. If you belong to a gym, check out their classes and try something new, like zumba. Or if you aren't a group exercise person, get to know one of the cardio machines, whether it is a bike, elliptical trainer, or step machine.



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