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.

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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Running Blisters – How To Treat And Prevent Foot Blisters During A run

Running with a foot blister is a real pain but an integral part of a runner’s life. But, the good news is, a blister is no reason to retire your running shoes for good. There are...
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Underpronation Explained – What is Supination in Runners?

As a runner, you may have heard the word before—but what does underpronation (supination) mean and why is it (allegedly) a bad thing? That’s what we are...
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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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6 Reasons For Gaining Weight While Running

Running is the best thing you can do to help you lose weight and keep it off for good. If truth be told, the reason why I started running in the first place was to lose weight, and chances you’ve started (or thinking about it) for similar reasons. Scores of new fitness nuts take up running because, mostly, they want to lose weight. Nonetheless, and as I have learned the hard way, running does not always lead to weight loss. This is a hard one to swallow…
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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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Massage for Runners: The What, When and How

Running is awesome. But it’s also a high impact sport. When you log in serious miles week after week, expect to suffer from all types of aches, pains, and injury. That just comes with the territory. Here’s the...
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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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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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How To Breathe While Running

Many factors can weigh in and have an impact on your running performance. Recovery, diet, injury, motivation, fitness level and so on. But you should know that how you breathe when running has also a major impact on your performance. There is a lot to write about breathing as it relates to running, but these points I’m sharing with you are going to have the most impact on your rueysns (and overall fitness and health levels). Without further ado, here are 4 keys to proper running breathing, along with the strategies you need to run your best. In fact, proper breathing can sometimes make the difference between a good run, and a disastrous run. And you if have been running for sometime, then you know that to be a true statement.