I love running. It’s a great way to keep fit. But most of all, it’s more cost-effective than a gym membership. However, over the years I’ve learnt a few things about running.
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The debate surrounding running has been raging for a long time. While many runners are convinced that a morning run is the best way to keep fit, for others it is just too much when an evening run will suffice. In this article we weigh up the pro’s and con’s to both in the hope that we can come up with a final answer.
Here’s some tips for how to survive your first race as a new runner:
1. Scoring a prime spot at the starting line
Whether you plan to take a focused crawl or leisurely run-walk through that first race, it’d be wise to start where you belong and join the pack that reflects your predicted finish time.
Running, when done properly, is one of the most physically beneficial activities we can do. Running builds cardiovascular fitness and improves overall muscle strength. Not to mention the euphoria or “runner’s high” that accompanies a good run. While running has many health benefits, it does subject the musculoskeletal system to a unique level of stress.