Smarter cross-training in 1 chart

Cross-training has a bad reputation. It’s not just something to do when you’re injured and can’t run. It can be a great way to supplement your running routine. Used correctly, it reduces injuries, helps you recover, and makes you a faster runner.


But not all cross-training activities are created equal. Use this chart to learn which types of cross-training will be time well spent, and which you can skip to go for another run.


Cross-training for runners