When it comes to starting a running program, being overweight can be a major obstacle.
Nonetheless, just because you are heavy does not mean that you barred from the sport.
The fact is, running isn’t reserved for thin people with no weight problems. If you are overweight, then running (the way I’m going to be prescribing it today) might be the right thing you need to shed the extra pounds and keep them off for good.
Running is awesome. In fact, running is one of the best exercises out there. It’s simple, convenient and burns mad calories.
And all you need is a pair of good shoes and off you go.
For more on the benefits of running, check my two here posts here.
Enter The Beginner Overweight Runner Program
With that all being said, there is a dark side to running.
In fact, this sport is high impact and can take a toll on your body—especially if you are really overweight and/or out of shape.
The good news is by following the training guidelines below, you’ll be able to take up running, lose the weight, then keep it off for good.
In case you are looking for the best way to start running, then you have come to the right place.
Running is one of the best exercises you can do on a regular basis. It sheds mad calories, elongates lifespan, improves stamina and will help you get into the best shape of your life. Nevertheless, it’s not just sunshine and roses.
There is a dark side to it, and you should be aware of it; otherwise you will be setting yourself for a painful setback.
In today’s post, I’m sharing with you the essential beginner treadmill workout guidelines you need to get started with indoor running the right and safe way.
By the end of this beginner guide to treadmill running, you’ll learn:
How to use the treadmill
The benefits of treadmill running
The exact treadmill training gear you need
How to take your first steps on the machine
How to stay motivated when treadmill running
The Treadmill workout apps you need
If you have been reading Runners Blueprint for a while, then you know that I’m a strong proponent of strength training for runners.
Sure, this is a runners’ blog, and I mostly write stuff for the running crowd.
That said, any regular reader (or after checking my cross training page) might be surprised by the number of strength training workouts I shared in the last couple of years.
But this time, I’m not going to share with you another workout. Instead, in today’s post, I’ll cover the basics of weight lifting for runners.
I’ll show you the exact steps required to design your strength training program, even if you have never touched a dumbbell before.
In 2014, I founded The Runners Blueprint Blog. Since then I have grown it into one of the most trusted resources for runners on the web. My blog is dedicated to running and fitness topics, including plans for beginner runners, injury prevention, fitness gear, diet advice, fitness motivation, weight loss tips and so much more…