Like so many of the other firsts in my life – first school, first kiss, first child – I remember my first “runner’s high” as if it were yesterday. It came on a perfect October afternoon while I was running near a cider mill near my childhood home. A warm sun trickled through the ...
-graded performances to impress others, but the ratings have a far better use. You can use them to stay motivated. No one has adopted this approach better than Ray Fair, a professor of economics at Yale. Fair ran his best marathon, a 2:58:45, in 1987 at the age of 45
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
, no matter what their weight."That's a great message, and one we should all take to our non-exercising, overweight friends. They need every bit of motivation they can get. Still, we should also remember that weight loss is almost always good. Because lean
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
enough sport. There's only one thing that's bothering you: if running's so simple, why do you have so many questions? You're not alone.Every beginner worries about how to get started and has a lot to ask - about how to get motivated, what to eat, how
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