HOW TO START RUNNING (BEGINNERS GUIDE)

If you have never run before,  you might think that there is a proper technique,  or you need certain type of equipment.

NOT TO WORRY, HERE ARE A FEW TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

FIND A SCHEDULE THAT WORKS FOR YOU

First things first, you don’t want to mix up your schedule the best way for you to practice is running on the same days. Try not to change your time try to keep the same time you previously set for the next day.

When you do start to run be realistic with yourself. Don’t go too fast - right away, start off at a comfortable speed then increase your speed. If you do start too fast it can cause injury as it does for a number of runners.

Devote some of your time to make a running plan

If you can at least do 30 minutes a day 3- 4 days a week, for 5 weeks this can be a good start for you.

SO A LITTLE GEAR IS REQUIRED

Once you’ve chosen your schedule, invest in some good running shoes  you don’t want to have to stop running because. Your feet started to hurt from shoes that weren’t meant for running.

The best way to purchase running shoes. Is at a shoes store that specializes in them. Where ever you go ask the employees what are the best pair of shoes for running . They can best recommend base on your ability and goals.

You should also have a great quality sports bra that is made for running. Sports bras that are moisture wicking. That keeps you staying cool and dryer even when you start to sweat.

JOIN A GROUP

The exciting thing about being in a group is that you would find other ways on how to stay fit and. You can celebrate achievement together.

Beginning your running journey with others will provide you with experience people, when you access experience runners you would have knowledge.

STRATEGY AND PACING ADVICE

It can be difficult to find out if your doing the right pace.One helpful way is “the talk test”. If you can speak comfortably, when running  your at a good pace and low intensity. However, once or twice a week , go for shorter runs. This can help improve your fitness level.

SHOULD I AVOID HILLS

Running hills is a great way to  improve leg strength and burn calories. When you run up a hill, shorten your stride and pump your arms forward. Going down a hill, let gravity do the work and give it a little help by leaning slightly.

Running on an incline engages different parts of your muscle fibers, like your upper hamstrings, and targets your glutes more than a flat run.

WHAT OTHER QUESTIONS DO YOU HAVE? 

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