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cross-train

(krôs′trān′, krŏs′-)
v. cross-trained, cross-train·ing, cross-trains
v.intr.
1. To undergo or provide training in different tasks or skills: The department has cross-trained in firefighting and emergency medical services.
2. To train in different sports, mainly by alternating regimens, as in running, bicycling, and swimming.
v.tr.
To train (another) in different tasks or skills.

cross-train

(ˈkrɔsˈtreɪn, ˈkrɒs-)

v.t.
1. to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usu. related, skills, tasks, etc.
v.i.
2. (of an athlete) to train in different sports.
[1980–85]
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June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For fans of burpees, lunges, squats and planks who want the added motivation of individual coaching while listening to music, the world's first wireless cross-training audio solution has arrived
2-6) Cross-training is defined as training for more than one sport simultaneously, or training for several different components of fitness such as endurance, strength, and flexibility.
One such technique, known as cross-training, sees team members swap roles with each other on given days.
The benefits of cross-training can be summed up in the wisdom of Confucius: "I hear and I forget.
Cross-training employees, or training them m perform key tasks of a coworker's job, is nothing new.
The dual action handle bars mean you can get a cross-training workout that uses your whole body, including your upper body, while also using all of the muscles in the lower legs.
The dual-action handle bars mean you can get a true cross-training workout that uses your whole body, including your upper body, while also using all of the muscles in the lower legs.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Supply Community, CMDCM (SW) Jim Collins and the Center for Service Support (CSS) are working several initiatives to ensure training and cross-training are available online and in classrooms in several fleet concentration areas.
As a new approach to an athlete's workout routine, cross-training can increase power, add flexibility, build stability, and increase motivation.
This flexibility can be accomplished by cross-training so each worker can perform several tasks and each task can be performed by any one of several workers.
However, when I really look at problems that seem to derail an otherwise great shift, day, week, month, or quarter it inevitably was not the lack of cross-training, but instead a blurred line of responsibility that caused the mess.