To train effectively, you need to do more than jog. Cross-training is a good method for improving athletic ability. If you want to build muscle, jog first. To build your endurance and aerobic capacity, do it last.
- Best Cross Training for Recovery: Yoga, Pilates, Walking, Golf
- Best Cross Training for Cardio: Elliptical Machine, Swimming, Biking, Aqua Jogging, Dancing
- Best Cross Training for Strength: Weight Training, Rock Climbing
- Best Cross Training for HIIT: Rowing Machine, Spinning
Men age 17-25 should complete 1 mile in a 12 minute period and Men 25-35 should complete 1 mile in 13 minutes. Women in the 17-21 age range, should complete 1 mile in 13 minutes with Women 25-35 achieving 14 minutes.
Over 35s Men over 35 should complete 1 mile in a 15 minute period and Women over 35 should complete 1 mile in 16 minutes.
Over 60s Men over 60, should complete 1 mile in 16 minutes with Women over 60 managing it in 17.
Safety It goes without saying, consult your doctor before starting mile, especially as you get older, if you have health concerns or have not had a recent check up.
1 mile should take about 12 minutes on average.
Calories Burned in 12 minutes
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