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 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.

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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The Ultimate Guide to Running Terms

Today I have compiled an extensive list of more than 150 words you might encounter in the running world and tried to explain each and one of them in the simplest and clearest ways I could. And please, if you think I’m missing out a couple of terms or more, feel free to share them in the comment section, or shoot me an e-mail. I will be glad to talk to you, and hopefully, learn something new.
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The 9 Diet Mistakes Runners Make

Running and proper nutrition goes hand in hand when it comes to improving performance, losing weight, and enhancing overall fitness and health levels. A proper running diet will help you boost performance, prevent electrolytes imbalances and hydration, increase energy, fix GI distress issues, and optimize recovery so you are reaching your running best. There is no way around it. With that said, it pains me to say that I see runners make some serious diet mistakes that end up costing them a lot, compromising their training effectiveness and results—for both the short term and long term. In fact, for many a runner, nutrition is the missing link in their training. So what are these mistakes? And how can you fix them? Read on for the answers…
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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To The Long Run

Whether you’re a newbie 5K runner or a hardcore marathoner, the long run is essential to any successful training program. It’s foundational and a reliable training tool to help you reach your running goals. Long runs...
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8 Secrets to Running Like A Pro

Want to know how to run like a pro runner? If your answer is yes, then keep on reading… Why should you consider training like a pro? The fact is, if you are serious about reaching your full potential, you’ll need to imitate the strategies of those on top—no need to reinvent the wheel. By training like a pro runner, you’ll be able, without a shadow of a doubt, to achieve your running best.
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Running Safety – How To Stay Safe When Running

Running is a relatively safe sport. But it doesn’t mean that you’re completely out of harm’s way when logging the miles. In fact, outdoor settings pose inherent dangers to runners. That's why your running safety should...

The Beginner’s Guide To Fun Runs

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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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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The Complete Guide To 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.