Veteran runners can choose from a variety of different forms of cross training, but new runners will need to be quite careful about cross training because if they are not already physically fit, the cross training may sap their energy and tire the muscles they should be saving for their running days. Enter hiking. Hiking is the perfect form of cross training for someone just embarking on a running career, and this episode explains why it is ideal. Hopefully, it will motivate you to get out there and start hiking to help you attain better running fitness.
About Debbie Voiles
Debbie is a running coach who loves to work with all levels of runners from beginner runners working up to their first mile to first-time marathoners. Running form, motivation, race strategy, speed work, and cross training will all help you achieve your goals. Chat with Debbie on Google+ | LinkedIn | Facebook