Well we are all built for running. In fact human beings are arguably the finest long distance runners on the planet. However due to many different factors (living a more sedentary lifestyle, running incorrectly, eating a poor diet) many of us have simply become de-conditioned. We have forgotten how to run.
Seasoned runners make it look easy, but the truth of the matter is that starting a running routine is hard work. Beginner runners have a lot of distance to cover until their new endeavour becomes habitual. In the miles between, it takes persistence, dedication and a little bit of strain to push through the growing pains of establishing yourself as a runner.
Top tips for first-time runners
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If you're in the final stages of preparation for your first half-marathon or full-marathon then here are some great tips from Tribesports to make your race day a success!
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Before you answer I need to clarify - by ‘alone’, I don’t mean simply ‘by yourself’when there might be someone in the next room, or in a building across the street. I mean the last time you were somewhere without any sign of another human being. It’s amazing how many people, when they think about it, realise that they have never, in their whole lives, been...
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Even with the best intentions in the world, it can be very easy to lose the motivation to exercise in the winter months. With the shorter days and lack of sunlight can come fatigue, lack of energy and lethargy. But you know that exercise makes you feel good, it produces endorphins which give you that post‐ gym high. So what can you do to break this cycle, and motivate yourself not only to take your gym kit to work, but to use it too?!
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Being seen when training in the dark is an essential safety precaution for all sportspeople, but it's surprising how many people don't 'don-the-fluoro' at night.
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Sports nutrition has become so scientifically focused that the ingredients in products such as gels read more like a chemistry textbook than an edible food item.
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Raising your heart rate during your working day is a much more productive break than putting the kettle on - but the two activities don't have to be mutually exclusive!
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Jason Fitzgerald is a 2:39 marathoner and a USATF-certified coach at Strength Running. Here he gives us his top 3 tips for training for a marathon.