The Obsessed Fortysomething Runner: What’s Your Preferred Cross-Training?

It’s common advice for runners to get in some cross-training: “improved [] fitness, injury prevention and rehabilitation, quicker recovery, and boredom busters.” My preferred cross-training activity is stationary rowing. It’s a great full body workout, it’s non-impact, and the calorie burn/effort level/pacing is pretty close to equivalent for running (i.e., rowing 10K is pretty close to running 10K in most respects).


About Tung Yin (278 Articles)
Law prof by day, runner all the time. Got off the couch in January 2011 and have been obsessed with running ever since.
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