Beginner Runner

Looking for beginner runner tips? Then this page got you covered. In this section, you'll find plenty of articles and resources that can help start running, prevent injury, and lose weight as a beginner. Check out the articles for more running guidelines.

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Does Running Build Muscle?

A quick google search of does running build muscle confirms what we already knew—a lot of people who want to start running—or do more running—are worried they might lose muscle mass. It couldn’t be further...
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How to Treat and Prevent Runner’s Knee

Runners knee can affect anyone, from beginner runners who are just starting out to elite athletes trying to achieve their next personal best. Therefore, today I’m going to share with you a simple step-by-step runners knee injury treatment and prevention program that can help put a stop to the condition for good. By the end of this guest post, you will learn exactly how to spot the early signs of runners knee, how to treat it (even if you think it’s too late), and most importantly, you will also learn how to lay the foundation you need to prevent this notorious injury for life.
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Face First: Why Runners’ Face Protection Should Be Your Top Priority

Why do some long-time runners look old? If you’re looking for an answer, then you’ve come to the right place. You've probably heard the rumors that running can make you look old or even cause...

Couch to Marathon: How to Transform Yourself into a Long-Distance Runner

Feeling ready to conquer your first marathon? Then you’ve come to the right place as I got the perfect couch to marathon plan to help you achieve your goal. Going from couch to marathon may...
Can Running Help Cure Your Hangover?

What is a Fun Run & How Long Is One

Fun runs have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years—and for good reasons. Enrolling in a fun run is a fantastic way to motivate yourself to be a little fitter and healthier...
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Prevent A Heat Stroke When Running in the Summer

Summer is a great time for running. It’s the ideal opportunity to shed winter’s layers and hit the outdoors. But when the temperature rises, running becomes a huge physical undertaking, and intense running can be quite...
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Get Fit in 8 Weeks: The Ultimate Couch to 5K Plan

Getting into running can be challenging,, especially if you’re out of shape. But fear not! The Couch to 5K plan is the perfect thing you need to get started on the running path. It's...

The 6 Amazing Effects Running Has On Your Brain

Running has plenty to offer: it boosts your metabolism, sheds mad calories, builds stamina, and helps you live a healthier and longer life. But that’s not the whole story. Plenty of recent research also suggests that...
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Run, Recover, Repeat: How to Supercharge Your Training with Recovery Runs

Quality workouts, think interval sessions and long runs, get the majority of attention in most runners’ training plans,  but recovery runs are usually ignored. In fact, the recovery run has been the often-than-not forgotten workout. That said, recovery runs are one of the most valuable runs. As we are going to see, recovery runs are essential. Running at a relaxed pace can help you develop proper form, build endurance, establish base mileage, and might even, as the name implies, speed up recovery. As a result, in today’s post, I’m sharing with some training guidelines on how to do the recovery run right.
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The Ultimate 8-Week Beginner Running Plan: How to Go from Zero to 5K

Regardless of your current level of fitness, you should be able to build from nothing to being to able to run for a half an hour, without much huffing and puffing, in less than 8 weeks. Nevertheless, if you are serious about making this happen, you would need to commit to run at least three times per week, and follow the beginner run-walk program that I’m going to share with you today.