Tag Archives: cross-training

20-minute cardio workouts at the gym

In a previous post, I pointed out that it’s possible to do a good cardio workout in only 20–25 minutes, whether you’re running, using machines at the gym, or swimming. Today’s post will give examples of workouts I do on … Continue reading

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Racing into shape: Two 3,000m races in seven days

Notes on my Olympic training for this week As I look back over my Olympic Training Log for this week, I’m amazed at the workout load I could handle 24 years ago. I ran a 3,000m race and followed it … Continue reading

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Cross-Training then and now: Olympic Training Log May 21-May 27

If you’re following my 1988 training log, you’ll see that this was another week of NO running. My situation now, in 2012, is similar in that I can do very little running because of advanced arthritis in one knee. Though … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log: Why so little running?

Cross-training: why it works for me Those of you following my Olympic Training Log may have noticed that in the five days following the 15K race in Monte Carlo, I ran a total of three miles. Why? Because I was … Continue reading

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