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Cross Country Skiing Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Country Skiing Training.

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

The Cold Never Bothered My Workouts Anyway

Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat...  Read more

Workouts for You--and Fido, Too!

The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

Cold Weather Workout Gear

You’ve made the commitment. You’re not going to hibernate this year just because it’s winter. But you’re cold when it’s 75 degrees and sunny! Just the thought of going outdoors right now makes you shiver. Take heart...  Read more

Another day of strength training 😄 Yayyyy
Updated 6/27/2016 7:39:32 AM

Another day of strength training 😄 Yayyyy...  Read more

I trained hard today and its super hot out so i re
Updated 6/26/2016 5:50:54 PM

I trained hard today and its super hot out so i rewarded myself with a small bowl of greek frozen yogurt with chocolate chips and coconut it was yummy and i earned it...  Read more

Hi! First time to track my diet and exercise... finger's crossed! At 170 pounds, hoping to lose 40 p
Updated 6/26/2016 5:43:10 PM

Hi! First time to track my diet and exercise... finger's crossed! At 170 pounds, hoping to lose 40 pounds before October 15! #firstpost...  Read more

Anyone else love strength training but dislike cardio? I enjoy walking, but it's been so hot lately.
Updated 6/25/2016 3:17:11 PM

Anyone else love strength training but dislike cardio? I enjoy walking, but it's been so hot lately. Thinking about buying a recumbent bike for indoors and to make me move while I'm on a Netflix binge!...  Read more

The weekend is coming. Nothing much planned, thats when I get into trouble!! Crossing my fingers i m
Updated 6/24/2016 7:19:57 PM

The weekend is coming. Nothing much planned, thats when I get into trouble!! Crossing my fingers i make wise choices!...  Read more

Winter's In The Snowy States

In the winter it's harder to add variety to your exercise program. This winter try cross country skiing at your local state parks. Most parks will rent you the skies, boots and pools. This is a great cardio exercise and your whole family can particip...  Read more

Exercising with bad knees

To lose weight, eat a well-balanced diet, consuming fewer calories than you expend, and follow an exercise program. Aim for two or three days a week of strength training and a minimum of 30 minutes a day of cardiovascular exercise at least five days...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

10 Ways to Melt Mega Calories in Winter Weather

I dread winter weather just as much as the next guy, but this year, I made a commitment to myself that I would stick with my outdoor runs all winter (as long as it's not so cold that it's unsafe for outdoor exercise). Luckily, temperatures in...  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, in order to run, one must runthis is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more