Cross-Training 101: Avoiding Overtraining When Injured

Switching up the types of cross-training workouts you do can help prevent burnout.

The proper balance of quality and quantity is key when developing a cross-training program. 

Getting injured while injured sounds a bit paradoxical, doesn’t it? However, taking on an over-zealous approach to cross-training can wind up leaving you hurting in other ways and even end up hampering your return back to running. Quite the opposite of what any of us wants to achieve, but combine the Type-A runner personality with the channeled anger of a running injury and falling into this trap is easier than you may think.

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