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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The Runners Guide To Gait Analysis

Running is simple. All you got to do is lace up your shoes and hit the pavement (or treadmill) running. But if you’re looking to get more out of your miles, understanding how your body moves...
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How to Start Running For Beginners

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.
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Running Cadence – What’s The Ideal Stride Turnover

Want to become a faster runner? Then increase your cadence. In fact, if you’re serious about becoming a better and faster runner, improving your running cadence is exactly what you need. This, as we’re going to see, will not only increase your speed, but also reduce your injury risk. And who doesn’t want that? So what's running cadence? Why does it matter? And how to improve it?
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How to Make Running a Habit

The 11 Steps for Making Running a Habit for Life In today’s post I’m going to share with you some of the lessons I learned about building a successful running—and exercise—habit for life. So here are some practical tips on how to make running a habit and stick with it for the long haul.

The 8-Week Beginner Running Plan

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.
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Runners Legs Strength Exercises

Are you looking for the best runners legs strength exercises? Then you have come to the right place as I'm sharing with you a powerful leg workout for runners. But, first things first, why should bother...
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The Run Walk Method For Beginners

If you are a beginner runner looking to improve endurance and conditioning to run for prolonged periods of time without risking fatigue, injury, or burnout, then you are in the right place. The Walk/Run Method Demystified The run/walk method is a great method for a beginner runner to get their foot in the door, and for experienced athletes to improve their running performance and race times. The guy who pioneered this method is Jeff Galloway— a former Olympian, and legendary coach. According to his website, Jeff has coached over 200,000 walkers and runners to improve their running performance throughout his coaching career.
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How to Treat & Prevent Side Stitch While Running

Side stitches while running can put a real kink in your training routine. Though they’re not usually a medical emergency, these side stomach cramps can be painful enough to force any runner to stop training...
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7 Exercises to Improve Your Hill Running

Well, if you are really serious about becoming the best on the hill, without running more hills, then you might consider adding a strength workout session into your training program. Nonetheless, there is another thing you can do to make running hills easier without running more hills… Enter strength training. Don’t get me wrong. Strength training will not make you a hill running god, but it will surely help you build a lot of power and strength in your running muscles. Truth be told, to tackles the hills, you will need strong glutes, hamstring, quads, and calves. You will also need a powerful core to maintain proper uphill running form and rhythm. So if you always struggled with the hills, then today I’m going to share with you a set of exercises that you can do at home or in the gym to help you improve your hill running. The exercises below target and strengthen the key muscles that will help you ascend and descend the hills with much more power and speed.
RPE Explained for runners

RPE Explained- The Rated Perceived Exertion Scale

How can I measure my training intensity? If you don’t know the answer to that question, then you are in the right place. Workout intensity is vital to measure as it can tell you whether you are training too hard or not pushing it hard enough. Do too much, and you risk injury and/or burnout. Do too little, and your fitness level will plateau, even decline, which is not what you want. One of the commonly used methods is the Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE). Using this rating system is a crucial component of any training program—regardless of your current fitness level and goals. In this post, I will give you an overview of RPE—what is it, why you should use it, and how to efficiently use for maximum effect. So, are you excited? Then here we go.