From the moment the first person engaged in an exercise workout, mankind has been searching for a “better” way of training. Apparently, nothing has been held sacred in the pursuit of the best way to achieve maximal training results — new conditioning tools, new exercise prescriptions, new training environments, new levels of hands-on assistance.
In the past 10 years, a substantial number of exercise enthusiasts have discovered cross training to be another “new,” improved method to exercise.
In fact, most cross-training enthusiasts proudly proclaim that “they’ll never go back” to single-activity training. To these individuals, many of the inherent problems that occur in a standard exercise regimen can be easily remedied by adhering to the advice: “If your workout needs fixing, fit it up by mixing it up.” *