Rest Day Guilt and Cross-Training Ideas.

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May 2012
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Mave
How about pilates? I do pilates on my rest day and its great for strengthening core and working flexibility back into places that running really screws up like the hamstrings. I think its made a huge difference to my running. You can get decent DVDs of it if you don't want to join a class.
May 2012
9:12am, 17 May 2012
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swittle
Strek: problem solved ;)
May 2012
9:12am, 17 May 2012
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swittle
or *Streak*, even....
May 2012
9:15am, 17 May 2012
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Frobester
I walk the dog. It's different enough to running that it makes me think I'm not exercising.
May 2012
9:15am, 17 May 2012
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Derby Tup
200 squat challenge or 100 push up challenge for cross-training :-O

Drink shed-loads of beer for rest pint
May 2012
9:27am, 17 May 2012
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swittle
:) @ DT
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9:35am, 17 May 2012
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Curly45
Awesome 10 minute core routine:
vimeo.com
May 2012
9:41am, 17 May 2012
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Derby Tup
swittle it works for me ;-)
May 2012
12:41pm, 17 May 2012
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djwatson74
Just going back to the original question, if your wanting to do more on your rest day, try uping pace/milage during training days so when rest day comes, you need it! just a thought.

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