Many people begin a new physical fitness training program with one goal in mind: weight control. Whether it is weight-loss or weight-gain centered, their program is in place to control their weight one way or another. Oftentimes, people who engage in
Cross training is a training routine that incorporates several different types of exercises. For many people who exercise, cross training helps maintain a high level of overall fitness because it gives the opportunity to vary the amount of stress put on specific muscles or even the cardiovascular system. Cross training avoids the dreaded plateau. At that point, your overall fitness is limited and the conditioning you get from exercising is reduced. You are simply maintaining a certain level of fitness, rather than improving.