There are a number of reasons to introduce Cross Training into your
1. To stop boredom creeping in - keeping things fresh.
2. The reduction of injuries - by changing the exercises that we do, it reduces the
risk of over-use injuries and allos a greater overall balance in muscular development and
How to Cross Train
This is simple. Just introduce new exercises and workouts into your regime on
a ongoing basis - maybe once every week or two weeks.
Whether it be a mountain bike ride or a circuit class instead of a gym session, it
doesn't matter. My try some hill walking instead of your normal route. You could try
playing a game of with a friend or training with them, or maybe try a team sport.
What you do doesn't really matter - it is keeping things varied that will keep your
interest going, reduce injuries and help you achieve your goals in the long and not
just the short-term.