Keeping your fitness up when you can't run

You have yourself set for a specific event and you sustain an injury that leaves you a month without being able to run.

Taking total rest is one of the worst things you can do when trying to rehabilitate an injury. If you can’t run it’s best to get your body moving again as soon as possible.

Can't run?: Fitness expert Lukas Chodat says boxing will keep your heart rate up and allow for a minimal to no drop in fitness.

Can't run?: Fitness expert Lukas Chodat says boxing will keep your heart rate up and allow for a minimal to no drop in fitness.

This article is designed to equip you with the tools to be able to keep your fitness up whilst not being able to run.

Training styles include:

Incorporating cycling into your routine as this style of training is a great way to keep you fitness up and keep the impact off the injured site.

Deep water running is a great way to keep your fitness up.

Boxing will keep your heart rate up and allow for a minimal to no drop in fitness.

Swimming is also another great way to keep your fitness up whilst keeping the impact off your injured site.

Chodat Fitness are training specialists. Visit chodatfitness.com.au

The story Keep your fitness when you can't run first appeared on Illawarra Mercury.

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