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My First Race: The Importance Of Cross-Training

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Nov. 15, 2010

With less than 4 weeks to go until her first race at the Zappos.com Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon, Melissa Freeman talks about the importance of cross-training in her training program. She explains how it complements her running and helps her get stronger while staying injury-free. Click on the image below to watch the video.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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