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Why Cross-Train Flexibility?

by: Aileen Sheron

Skills & Drills

Educate participants about the need to diversify their stretching routines.

In nearly 40 years as a fitness educator, I have never been sidelined by a significant injury, in spite of decades of high-impact classes, rigorous weight training, participation in competitive aerobics, and group exercise schedules that sometimes exceeded 25 hours per week. I attribute my longevity in this grueling business to one thing—cross-training all aspects of fitness, including flexibility.

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Fitness Journal, Volume 14, Issue 4

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About the Author

Aileen Sheron

Aileen Sheron IDEA Author/Presenter

An innovator and fitness entrepreneur since 1979, Aileen Sheron has starred in over thirty exercise videos and has been featured on TV, radio, and in print as a fitness expert. An international presenter and continuing education provider for over 26 years, she is the inventor of the patented OmniBallĀ®, as well as other products, and consults on product and program development. Certifications: ACE and AFAA