Beginner

How To Prevent Running Injuries

There is nothing worse than getting ready for a big race and getting hurt.  Getting injured ranks as one of the “real bummer” moments for a runner.  Though there are many factors that lend themselves to a runner getting injured, there are some key ways you can prevent them.  Here are some of the more […]

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Six Beginning Runner’s Tips for Long Distance Running

Do you have your eyes set on your first long distance running event.  Whether you’re shooting for a 5K, 10K or half-marathon, any of theses distances can be intimidating if you have never run them before.  There are really two factors you need to train for.  The first is your body, you need to build […]

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Why You Should Start Jogging – The Many Benefits of Running

Sure, running is hard work, but the benefits of running out weight any of it negative facets.  From the “runner’s high” to increased cardiovascular health, running serves to improve your body and thus your general well being. There are many reasons why people engage themselves in running these days.  Foremost of which is to stay in shape […]

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Eight Unique Running Tips for Beginners

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I recently asked some fellow bloggers for some unconventional running tips they would provide a beginning runners and  I got some great answers I want to share with you.  You’ll still want to follow the basic advice and tips given to all beginner runners, but why not get a head start and tap into the wisdom […]

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Answers to a Beginning Runner’s Common Questions

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I recently was asked the following beginner running questions from a friend. Since they were so good, I figured I would share them with you.   Question: I am thinking about doing a 10K in June. I am a little worried that I won’t be ready in time. I found a 13 week program, but […]

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Learn to Breath Properly While Running

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One of the more important aspects of running is the proper way of breathing. Running is not just about the legs and thighs and feet. It is also about the lungs and how to bring greater amounts of oxygen into the system efficiently.  If we don’t breath properly, we deprive our body of the required […]

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Five Running Tips for Beginners

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One of the reasons I enjoy running is that it is an enjoyable, low-maintenance sport.  However, you need to start carefully or it is pretty easy to get off to a bad start.  Injury and being too exhausted top the list of reasons many quit.  But it doesn’t have to be that way.  Yes running […]

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Running and Hydration — Water is key to your natural cooling system.

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In the past days of simple running, like to during “Chariots of Fire,”  running used to be uncomplicated and simple.  You just put on your shit, shorts, and shoes and went running.  What!  No water?  Yep, no water… Drinking (or hydration) was not such a big deal before, but, collectively we’ve grown wiser and now understand the importance […]

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How to Start Running the Right Way

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How to Start Running is pretty simple, but as an adult, there is a right and wrong way to start:  choose the wrong way and you get discouraged or injured , choose the right way and you decrease your chances for injury, enjoy running more, and embark on the path to healthy living.  How to start running […]

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Steve Prefontaine Quotes

Steve Prefontaine Quotes are very inspirational and come from one of the coolest runners of all time.  At one time in his running career Steve Prefontaine “…once held the American record in the seven distance track events from the 2,000 meters to the 10,000 meters.”  (WikiPedia)       My Favorite Steve Prefontaine Quotes How does a kid […]

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