Health Tip: Benefitting From Cross-Training

By on July 14, 2011

Cross training involves many different types of exercises, making your fitness routine more fun and beneficial.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says benefits of a cross-training program may include:

  • Toning the entire body because of the variety of activities.
  • Better likelihood of sticking with your exercise routine.
  • Better preparation of muscles for new exercises, and working more muscle groups.
  • Reduced risk of overuse injury.
  • In case of injury, you may still be able to perform some of your usual exercises, with some modifications.

Source: HealthDay

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