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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Is Running Bad For Your Your Knees & Bones?

Running is great for your fitness and health. A regular running routine can whip you into shape quickly, increase your stamina, tone your body, prevent diseases. I can go on and on. With all that being said,...
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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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8 Foot Strength Exercises For Runners

As a runner, you should realize by now that strength training is part and parcel of your training program. And if you are already mindful of your muscles, then congratulations! Keep up the good work. But, I still have a question: “Do you do any sort of feet strength training?” If your answer is no, then, buddy, you are missing out, big time. The Benefits of Feet Strength Training
Vitamins & Minerals Every Runner Needs

The 10 Vitamins & Minerals Every Runner Needs

being a regular runner might mean that your vitamins and minerals reserves are tapped out—especially if you are not following a well-balanced diet and/or running too hard and too far. But here is the good news… In this sweet post, I’m covering 10 of the essential micronutrients you need along with the best food sources to get them from.
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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...
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Top 15 HIIT Workouts For Runners

High-Intensity Interval Training Defined When it comes to getting the most out of your workout program for fat loss and optimum fitness, high-intensity interval training is the way to go. Hailed by most fitness experts as the closest thing to a training shortcut that produces quick results, HIIT is backed by sound scientific study and countless personal testimonies. The exact defining parameters of HIIT are a bit vague, which is one of the reasons there is so much controversy surrounding the topic. Nonetheless, here is a basic definition to get you started on the right foot. High-intensity interval training involves alternating between intense bursts of anaerobic activity (running, rowing, jump roping, biking, etc.) with periods of moderate or low aerobic activity for recovery.
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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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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 8 Habits of Highly Effective Runners

If you want to become the best runner you can be—whether it’s beating a personal record, tackling a new distance or losing the extra pounds for good—then one of the best things you can do is to cultivate the habits of successful and effective runners. As a result, today I’m going to identify some of the essential habits shared by efficient and highly motivated runners.
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10 Ways to Enjoy the Long Run

Long runs must be done. They are the backbone of any running program—from 5ks to ultramarathons. Long runs build endurance and strength and teach you all you need to know about handling and dealing with fatigue on the run. Long runs also help you develop mental toughness needed to tackle long distance races, like half-marathon, marathons and beyond. 10 Ways to Enjoy the Long Run Here are 10 ways to make going the distance comfortable—even a enjoyable ride.