This website is built to make running a safe and pleasurable experience for newbies, and provide you with tips on how to stay inspired to keep running.
Before you begin
If you have not been physically active for a while, you may want to build your physical fitness level smoothly using our guide to walking before you carry on to running.
Plan your runs. Work out when and also where (the exact course and time) you're going to run and put it in your schedule. That way, it will certainly not slip your mind.
In case you feel out of shape, or you're recouping from injury or bothered with an existing condition, see a General Practitioner before you begin running.
Don't neglect proper nutrition. It is an essential part of following a healthy lifestyle. A proper diet plan can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight. If you combine it with physical activity, it can help you reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health.
To avoid injury and also take pleasure in the experience, it's necessary to reduce running gradually, raise your speed and keep the pace over several runs.
Begin each run with a gentle warm-up of a minimum of 5 mins. This can be a quick walk, knee lifts, side stepping, climbing stairs or anything else.
When you begin, try rotating in between running and also walking during your workout.
Gradually, make the running intervals longer up until you don't feel the need to walk.
Running the right way
Starting as a beginner, you can try running at least two times a week. Your running will boost as your body adapts to the constant training stimulus.
It's better to run two times a week, weekly, than to run 6 times one week and none the following 3 weeks.
Give yourself a few minutes to cool after each run by walking as well as a doing couple of stretches.
Set a specific goal.
Whatever your physical level, setting goals helps to stay inspired. Training for a race, any kind of race, from 1K to a marathon, is a great way to keep you going.
Find a running partner
Try to find a running partner. It truly helps to have a friend with a similar level running ability. You'll encourage each other when you don't feel like running.
You'll feel that you do not intend to let your friend down, and this will undoubtedly motivate you.
Keep a diary
Keep a diary of your runs. Note down each run, including your route, distance, time, weather, and how you felt.
This way, by looking back on your diary, you can recall and be encouraged by how much you have actually improved.