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If you can give a piece of advice for the beginning runners, what would you give them?
There are a lot of advices for the beginning runners and most of them are regarding to training and gear. Now, I will consume these tips for your easier recognization.
It is better to run for distance than run for time. Just take it slow down, should not worry about the pace and be patient. You need to plan a properly schedule to run for a month or a quarter. First of all, you have to take around 3 to 5 minutes to warm up. Your goal of distance can increase week by week.
You should remember that your rest days are the training days, too. But recovery after trainning day is the most important step, too. You need to take a day off after 7 days in order to restock the glycogen stores, reduce the fatigue and build strength…
You can join a group of running. There are a lot of benefits to join a group of running. You will have more motivations to run in a running group. The members in group can share their experience to each other as well as show your good and your bad position… However, you should make some solo running, too. You will have more time to focus on yourself including breathing, pace and form. It like the meditative methods of your soul.
You need to create a habit of running, even if it means that you have to go out for a couple minutes every day. There are some motivations to get you lace up and go out for running.
You can build the mileage gradually. Most of runners want to run longer distance. With longer distance, you will gain your fitness, endurance and burn more calories. You can try 4 methods to get stronger and longer including slow down, build gradually, run longer for other week and take a break of walking. (more…)