Don’t overdo it"I know now that hammering every session was ultimately counter-productive. When I first started running, I would struggle to keep up with running friends who were faster than me. This got me into shape, but it took a mounting toll on my muscles and joints. I final...
.To help make all this happen, here's our first-ever beginners' racing guide. Here, you'll find everything that you need to know – from tips on nutrition and warm-ups, to race-day strategies and recovery techniques. Race DayRace day can be intimidating
This section is adapted from No Need For Speed - A Beginner's Guide To The Joy Of Running, by John Bingham. Buy this book!Many adult-onset athletes believe that living an active lifestyle would be easier if they could trade the body they have
Whether you’ve decided to make a change to your lifestyle, or you’ve just been roped in for a charity race, this index of our best beginner articles is for everyone taking those first running steps. From can't-fail motivation, to a first 5K or 10K
Heath and Injury | Motivation | Nutrition | Racing | Shoes + Kit | Training | Weight-loss | CreditsThese are highlights and frequently asked questions from our beginner forums. They were created by members of Runner's World just like you. If you
on. See full threadCommon beginner injuries and health tipsBlistersMarathong - The night before a long run, I put petroleum jelly all over my feet, put socks on and go to bed. The petroleum jelly softens the skin while you sleep. On the day
For the past two years, I’ve been teaching a class for novice runners on a university campus. But this is no typical college course – we spend more time running together than discussing and debating.The group meets twice a week for 50 minutes at a time. For homework, I suggest th...
minutes of strengthening and stretching after your runs, because that’s when these exercises tend to do the most good.14 Follow the hard day/easy day training system Most runs need to be easy. This is true whether you’re a beginner or an elite athlete. (Of
and Facebook followers what nuggets of advice they would offer to triathlon beginners. Read their tips and get inspired - and leave a comment if you have any other words of wisdom![View the story "Starting Out in Triathlon: Your Tips" on Storify]
DONT begin a running programme until youve had a full medical check-up if youre over 40, significantly overweight, have been seriously ill in the past year or have a family history of heart disease.DO tell someone where youll be running and when you expect to return. Carry so...
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