At some point early on, a beginner learns that 99.9 per cent of runners are pleasant, helpful people.This realisation usually dawns when a beginner meets a veteran at a race or on a training run, and theveteran starts sharing his or her
Each and every new runner is unique, as are their experiences.But while we cant tell you everything you need to know, we can at least give you a good start. Here, John Bingham and Julie Welch offer you an insight into the things they wished theyd known when they started out. ...
stock-market fall when interest rates rise. And no athlete is immune not even the most experienced and successful. Thats why reviewing the basics can always give you a boost.Of course, beginners have an even greater need to follow these rules
. This "pronation" is critical to proper shock absorption. The foot then rolls back out on to the outside section of the forefoot. Shoe: Stability With a good balance of cushioning and support. Also recommended for beginners or if you're increasing your mileage
This advice is especially valuable for beginners and those hoping to build endurance. When you find that you can gradually spend more and more time on your feet, all that hard work seems to be paying off. If youre a more experienced runner, youll find
It’s unlikely you’ll win every race you enter but you can be a winner every time you race by setting a new PB (personal best time). The full version of this article contains nine tips that - put simply - work. They go from timing your race right to tweaking your training, to eat...
Is nutrition too complicated? These 10 simple commandments are guaranteed to make you healthier, fitter and faster1. Plan your diet Devise a sensible eating plan that you can stick to, which will suit your lifestyle. Don’t set yourself unreasonable targets for food consump...
By its very nature, running is simple: put one foot in front of the other; quickly repeat; keep going. That formula is burned into our brains. For our ancestors, running meant the difference between eating or being eaten, so the skill was there from day one.We don't need gloves, ...
Next time you see another runner out on the street, take a closer look. Is he thinking about smashing his 10K PB next week, or getting smashed at the pub later with his running friends? Is she wondering how she'll fit in next week's training, or how well her new designer lycra sh...
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...
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