The Importance of Cross Training for the Mini Marathon

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Baxter YMCA Wellness Director, David Smith demonstrates the importance of Cross Training for the Mini Marathon. Plus he offers up 5 good reasons you’ll not only want to but need to cross train.


1. Prevent over use injuries

2. Allow yourself time to heal

3. Get stronger for more efficient running

4. Eliminate Boredom provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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