Running is the new cross-training

March 23rd, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Running is a great way to keep fit for other sports, especially if you don’t have access to your usual facilities


Swimming: excellent cross-training for runners

March 4th, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Next time you’ve got cross-training on your schedule, hit your local pool for some laps


When my pregnancy was classified as “high risk” I turned to swimming to stay fit and healthy

June 22nd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

When Laura got pregnant at 40, she had to put running on hold. She got in the pool and after nine months of swimming, she had a smooth delivery and gave birth to a healthy baby girl.


This innovative stand-up paddleboard is the closest thing to running on water

May 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The Hobie Mirage Eclipse, a new and innovative variation of a paddleboard, is about as close to running on water as you will get.


How to cross train properly

September 6th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Q: I’m primarily a runner but I have interests in other sports and I use them to cross train. I don’t know how often I should be doing these other activities. Is there such […]


The runner’s guide to swimming for cross training

March 4th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

It’s no secret that swimming for cross-training is a smart idea—it’s a low-impact, full-body cardio workout that is fairly accessible. Yet, many runners that don’t have a background in competitive swimming, be it from […]


Supporting your partner (even if it isn’t running)

January 26th, 2015 by Seanna Robinson | Posted in Running Well | No Comments »

My running friends and I, like most people, are all very busy, most of us with families, careers and other responsibilities. But we make the effort to carve out time for at least 40 […]


Why try a tri?

January 21st, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Training | No Comments »

Always finding yourself with repetitive use injuries? Maybe it’s time you consider changing up the schedule a bit. Maybe you could try a tri. There’s not shortage of runners-turned triathletes. It shouldn’t come as […]


Study suggests lifestyle more a factor in muscle loss with aging

January 2nd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Body Work, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

There’s more good news for masters aged runners and staying healthy while aging. A new study had found that the assumption people naturally lose muscle with age may be related more to a move […]