10 Running Tips From Real People Who've Mastered It
Huffington Post - 4 months
It’s time to pound the pavement.
Starting a running routine can seem daunting. After all, what’s more intimidating than hitting your local path and getting passed by everyone? However, the benefits outweigh the discomfort. Research shows the practice can boost your mood, help maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk for disease and more.
You don’t have to be an ultra-marathoner to see results. Take it from these real runners, who mastered the beginning stages of the exercise thanks to a few simple tricks.
Check out our Facebook community’s best advice for getting started below. So long, novice and hello, pro!
1. Don’t put so much pressure on yourself.
Just because someone else can run a 5K in what seems like a matter of minutes doesn’t mean that you have to be the same way.
“Make running something you LIKE by figuring out what YOUR pace is and move forward from there. Running is so much more about being a race every time you hit the pavement.” ―Ashley Richards
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