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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How To Build Proper Treadmill Running Form

It goes without saying that the best way to run efficiently is to run with good technique as doing so improves your running economy and reduces injury risk. And you should strive to develop good...
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VO2 Max Charts Explained – What’s V02 Max? (2020 Update)

Whether you’re a beginner runner, a weekend warrior, or simply looking to improve your fitness level, the VO2 Max is a stat to track and embrace Most professional athletes and fitness experts are familiar with V02 max. The upper limit of oxygen consumption during exercise has been studied and investigated for decades and is widely recognized as the ultimate measure of exercise capacity. But, for the average person, especially those with little to no background in fitness sciences, the concept of VO2 max remains a mystery. What’s more? Trying to read VO2 Max charts (you can find many below) without understanding what the different numbers actually means may seem like a foreign language. It doesn’t have to be that way. So, what’s V02 Max, and why should you even care?
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30-Day Running Challenge For Beginners

Here is a 30-day running challenge to help you instill the habit of running into your life and help do it the right way—even if you are a beginner, and been running these last weeks or months sparingly. So regardless of your current fitness level, your backgrounds, and your age, the program is your perfect opportunity to start taking control over your health and start getting into the best shape of your life.

Start Treadmill Running? 6 Treadmill Workouts for Beginners

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

10 Simple Ways To Make Running Feel Easier

I used to “hate” running too. But as I time progressed and I got fitter and stronger, eventually running became easier and I started falling in love with it. 10 Ways To Make Running Feel Easier Therefore, today I decided to share with you some practical tips and advice on how to make running easier—especially if you are just starting out and want to build the right base from the get-go. Inside this post, you are going to learn a lot of practical strategies to help make running more enjoyable and comfortable, regardless of your current level fitness level and training background.

Couch to 5K – The Complete 5K Beginner Training Plan

Looking to give the couch to 5K program a try? Then you have came to the right place. In today’s post, I’m going to cover the basics of completing your first 5K, even if you’re a...
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10 Ways to keep Running When You Travel

Whether your upcoming vacation involves hiking through the woods or getting a tan at your favorite beach, you may be thinking about putting your trainers away for the duration. If so, then read on. For a...
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3 Running Form Mistakes Runners Make

Running might be one of the most beginner-friendly sports out there. It requires no special instruction. And the fact is, we are born to run. Our bodies are designed to perform the motion of running (just look at your limbs, buddy, that ain’t an accident). After all, running is all about putting one foot in front of the other (in a speedy kind of a way). With that said, not everyone knows how to run properly. In fact, proper form eludes most—especially the beginners who’s got no clue on how to proceed. The Importance of Proper Form

The Overweight Runners Guide – Start Running Now!

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.
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How to Stop Animal Attacks While Running

Would you like to learn how to prevent animal attacks while running? Then you've come to the right place. When you go running, you expect to build up a sweat and see great views. What you...