Thursday, August 18, 2011

Getting Started Running Again

Running has great moments when you've been doing it for awhile, but getting started running again after an break or injury can be tough.

Here a 21 Tips to get back into running without the groan...

Motivate yourself to getting back to running ...
  1. Give yourself a week of planning before your start.
  2. Walk a week prior to your starting every day for an hour.
  3. Create your own journal just for running so that you can record everything for running.
  4. Check to see if your runners need to be replaced.
  5. Wear runners for your walks to check if they still still fit well.
  6. Go through running clothes and do away with clothes that chafed or are not running appropriate.
  7. Go to the running store and get a gait analysis.
  8. Purchase new running apparel if necessary.
  9. Ponder running goals and write them down in running journal.
  10. Set up a schedule that fits your life style.
  11. Schedule a doctors check up for a medical or to check on any old running injuries.
  12. Find inspirational videos that involve running to get yourself thinking of running.
  13. Think about the foods that will benefit you most for running.
  14. Think about the foods that you eat now and you could now change to reward running foods.
  15. Read about good posture while you run, so that you don't start a bad habit getting back to running.
  16. Map some good routes.
  17. Find a partner to run with.
  18. Be excited about starting a running program and seeing positive changes your health and life!

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