Now that it’s March, we can’t seem to get spring off of our brains. The snow is slightly melting and daylight savings time is around the corner. More hours of sunshine can only mean one thing: it’s time to lace up our running shoes and start preparing for the spring racing season ahead.
Sunny fall days accompanied by crisp air and crunchy leaves make for the perfect time to start training for that 5K you’ve always said you’d run. Signing up for a race can be a big commitment, but it’s worth its weight in satisfaction and feelings of accomplishment.
Beginning a running routine seems fairly simple and for the most part, it is. Running is one of the most efficient and convenient ways to stay fit. All you really need are your two feet and a pair of running shoes. However, increasingly pounding the pavement (or treadmill) can lead to injury. Use the tips below to make sure you get started on the right foot:
On the surface, beginning a running routine seems fairly simple; and it is. Running is one of the most efficient and convenient ways to stay fit. However, increasingly pounding the pavement (or treadmill) can lead to injury. Click through for tips to make sure you get started on the right foot.
Racing season is in full swing all around the country. For many runners, both casual and serious, summer means setting the alarm clock (frighteningly!) early on Saturday and Sunday mornings to make it to the start line in time.
Running is one of the simplest forms of exercise. All you really need are some workout clothes and a supportive pair of shoes to get started. For many people, running begins as a way to kick start weight loss and ends with a goal to run a distance race.
Just like all forms of exercise, running means something different to everyone. Whether you love it, hate it, prefer the trails or the treadmill, there’s a place in running for everyone. Not to mention, it’s one of the simplest forms of exercise to do. No need to learn complicated steps or buy expensive equipment.
Long before the first blade of green grass peeks out from underneath the winter snow, many runners are focusing on a different kind of green. Their goal? To complete the St. Patrick’s Day race of their choice.
You can certainly learn a lot about a person by the décor (aka bumper stickers) they put on their car – anything from I love my dog to political views to I run marathons. I’m usually pretty in awe of those 26.2 stickers, mostly because I can’t imagine running 26.2 miles. However, sometimes those stickers make me wonder if I actually could.