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Stairstepper Cross Training – The Injured Runner

As you observe others stair stepping you will quickly notice a variety of styles. Choose a speed that you can move smoothly with the pedals. Don’t try to force the pedals down or have it set so fast that you are at the bottom of the machine. Step height should be comfortable. Don’t feel like […]

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Swimming Cross Training – The Injured Runner

If you are an experienced swimmer and have access to a pool then swimming is a great alternative to running. You’ll get a whole body workout and easily elevate your heart rate with minimal stress on the legs. Some less experienced swimmers get frustrated with stroke or breathing technique and may prefer deep water running […]

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Bench Stepping cross training – The Injured Runner

Step aerobics classes are popular at health clubs and can be a social outlet for those who enjoy group exercise. As runners we tend to move in just one direction. A step aerobics class will have you moving in all sorts of different pattern and work muscles that may get neglected with running. There is […]