At the end of the day we were all born to run. Despite this, I’m sure you’ve heard people say “You are going to ruin your knees from running” or “Humans aren’t designed to run long distance.”
Cross Training means using a secondary activity as an adjunct to your primary activity. It is common for sports that include a lot of repetitive actions.
Benefits of Cross Training
- Variation from repetitive movements of primary sport.
- Injury prevention.
- Improves different fitness components.
- Improves mobility restrictions caused by primary sport.
- Enhances performance by doing a sport which targets your weaknesses.