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Cross Training

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CROSS TRAINING By Joseph Ashwal, M.D. Benefits and Risks – Cross-training is the use of another sport, activity, or training technique to help improve performance in one’s primary sport. There are several different types of cross training and each differs from the other in their benefit, purpose or problems that may develop. Fitness Cross Training: Fitness cross training uses multiple types of aerobic and anaerobic exercise to accomplish general fitness. Individuals involved in fitness cross training are exercising for general health benefits rather than for a particular sport or event. Multisport Cross Training: These athletes participate in multiple events and…

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