Cross training is an essential element of running. Every movement you make starts from the core. Develop a strong core and you will not only see improvements in performance, but it can help prevent injury which allows you to consistently train harder and build upon your successes. Great things happen when you focus on becoming fundamentally strong.
To increase your chance at cross-training success, it's best to connect with a gym or coach who can guide and push you in your fitness journey. We are very fortunate to have a fantastic variety of high-quality gyms and coaches in the Hartford area who cater to runners. Even cooler is that a few of our favorites have agreed to extend special offers to Fleet Feet Peeps: