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.

What’s A 5K In Miles? Your Guide to Average 5K Times

A 5k is 3.1 miles, making it one of the most popular road races in the world. The reason? Training for a 5K requires relatively little effort—unlike training for a half marathon or marathon—and the...
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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...

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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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 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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8 Ways to Increase Lung Capacity For Running

Lung capacity is one of the most crucial factors to consider as a runner. In fact, increasing your lung capacity and improving your breathing should be a crucial element of any training routine. In today’s article, I’ll share with you a few simple guidelines for increasing lung capacity and breathing easier during your runs. This might be all you need to reach your running goals ASAP.
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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...
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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…
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.
Books For Runners

The 8 Best Running Books

As a runner, there is so much wisdom to soak up from some of the best books written on the subject. And if you are anything like me (a proud self-proclaimed nerd and runner), then sometimes you just want to dive deep into a subject and learn all there is to learn about it. That’s why today, dear runner, I decided to share with you a list of my favorite running books of all times. Inside of these books, you’ll find plenty of inspirational stories, useful information, practical training guidelines—all of which will make you a better runner. 8 Must-Read Books For Runners So, add these books to your reading list if you are serious about becoming the best runner you can be.