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 Choose Running Gear for Beginners

Running is a convenient sport you can do just about anywhere. That said, your running kit can have an enormous impact on your training performance and motivation. In fact, having the right gear is crucial—whether you’re a complete beginner or a veteran athlete. The right gear improves your chances of success, and might even make your runs more enjoyable. As a result, in today’s post, I’m sharing with you a list of the must-have running items for all runners, new and old. This post will be particularly useful for those of you who don’t have the first clue as to what running gear you might—or not might not—need.
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Top 10 Weight Loss Rules For Runners

Most people take up running for mainly one reason: to lose weight. Heck, that’s what got me into it in the first place. Years ago, I was fat and out-of-shape, but after taking up running everything changed for the better. Just don’t get me wrong. Running does shed mad calories, but it’s not a guaranteed recipe of success. In fact, some runners still struggle their weight or hit weight loss wall, and unwanted weight gain can happen despite regular training. That’s a fact. Nevertheless, don’t throw your running shoes away yet. Today you are going to learn how to reach success with your weight loss running routine. Therefore, here are 9 rules for maximum weight loss for runners.
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How To Find 5K Races Near You

Looking to find 5K races near you? Then you have come to the right place. Setting a 5K race goal is a great way to give meaning to your training, improve your fitness level, and, most...
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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.

6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running

unning is a cardiovascular exercise per excellence... But, truth be told, hitting the pavement is just one cardio option, and there are other ways, more and less beneficial to some degree, to get a cardio kick. Of course, I still love running pretty much. But sometimes a little bit of change can do wonders to motivation and training consistency—especially if you are injured, burned out, or just bored. See, the benefits of cross training abound. Therefore, if you have trouble running—whether you are nursing an injury, are burned out or just looking to spice things up—know that you have quite a lot of alternatives. 6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running
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30-Minute Indoor Circuit Workout for Runners

30-Minute Indoor Circuit Workout for Runners If you are currently stuck inside, due to the weather, a baby, safety concerns, monetary reasons, you name it, the circuit I’m sharing with you today is the perfect solution. In fact, this indoor workout routine is ideal for the cold winter month and perfect if time crunched fitness nuts. Most of the exercises below require minimum equipment and can be done almost anywhere, as long as you have enough space. These exercises will boost your heart rate, sculpt your body and get you out of running rut and help you smash through a training plateau. For more challenge, use heavier dumbbells, medicine balls and push as hard as you can, or shoot for more rounds.
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The 8 Post-Run Mistakes You Should Stop Making

You just completed a sweaty run, and are feeling pretty proud about it. Then what’s next? If you’re like most runners, you probably want nothing than jump into the shower and call it a day. After all,...
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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 Many Calories Do You Burn Running a Mile?

Running is a fantastic form of exercise—not only to boost your endurance and build strong legs but also to burn calories—like lots of calories. In fact, running burns so many calories that weight loss is...
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The 7 Best Hamstring Stretches For Runners

Looking for some of the best hamstring stretches in the world? Then you're in the right place. Keeping your hamstrings loose and flexible is key for injury free and comfortable running training. We're Too Busy...And That's a...