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Options That Work As Cross Training For Runners

If you’ve ever vigorously trained for a race, or really any other type of event that you’ve worked really hard up until, then you’re most likely familiar with the importance of an off day, or a cross training day. Sometimes referred to as ‘XT days,’ these days represent a very important part of a comprehensive training plan - even when you’re not running your heart out at the gym or the track, your rest days and cross training days still count toward your overall training plan. Your body needs the proper amount of time to rest and recover between each intense workout session that you do, as even the best of runners cannot and should not constantly pound the pavement...

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