What does it mean for you to cross train? To me it means anything but running. So tonight that is what I did. I began the cross training things I did when I was training to run my last marathon. I do know that this time I will have to spice it up a little more because quite frankly I began to hate cross training days. So if you have any great cross training routines you do, please, please, let me know.
Here is what I did for my cross training tonight:
5 mile stationary bike ride
3- 1 minute planks
3 sets of 15 – clam shells each leg, leg lifts each leg
3 sets of 10 – alternating leg bridges
3 sets of 30 – crunches, side crunches
90 squats – 30 no weight, 60 – 5lb weight
3 sets of 12 -(arms) – bent-over rows, bicep curls, some other arm exercises that I can’t remember the name of!
3 sets of 30 alternating legs – walking lunges (10lbs in each hand)
3 sets of 12 – leg presses (140lbs, 160lbs, 180lbs) and calf raises (same weight)
And some stretching and cool down at the end.
Wow, it looks like a lot when I write it down but I was only at the gym for an hour.
So give me your cross training ideas so I can spice things up a little!
Happy 23rd day of Juneathon!
Oh wait, look at the cool new medal I got in the mail today from my May 4th virtual race I completed. So cool isn’t!