How to build a running scheduleOriginal by rawpixel

If you are considering starting a new running program, but are not exactly certain about how to set about it, then this guide will help you work out the best way to build a fantastic running schedule. Irrelevant of your current fitness levels or your age, running is a fantastic way to boost your overall health and fitness, but knowing where to start can be tricky business. If you go too easy on yourself, then you will not reap the rewards that running has to offer, whereas, if you push yourself too hard then you may do yourself a mischief that will push back your running routine. So, let’s begin by taking a look at how to start a running plan.

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How to build enduranceOriginal by Filip Mroz

Sometime in the not too distant future, a running distance that you find particularly challenging will feel much easier. When that occurs, it basically means that you have improved your stamina and endurance. That is not to say that running a marathon is ever going to feel easy, but it will definitely be easier and what you used to find challenging can then be performed with ease. There really is only one surefire way to increase your stamina and endurance, and that comes from consistent training. That means that you will need to run several days a week for a prolonged period of time. There are no shortcuts when it comes to building your endurance, all you can do is stick to your guns and power on through the difficult times, and within several weeks you will start to notice that you can go further and for much longer.

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High-intensity workoutsOriginal by Alexander Redl

The latest trend in health and fitness are high-intensity workouts, but what exactly does this mean? Does it mean working out until you feel like you need to vomit? Or perhaps something a little more gentle, but hard enough that it is difficult to talk? One of the most vital aspects of your workout is the intensity, so it is always important to ensure that you get it right. The majority of guidelines encourage individuals to exercise at a moderate intensity for the most part of the week. However, performing a high-intensity exercise plan can boost the number of calories that you burn while reducing the length of your workouts.

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Lightest Running ShoesOriginal by JOSHUA COLEMAN

Running shoes ought to be light. Lighter shoes require almost no additional effort to carry along a pair of footwear, which will invariably reduce the stress on your feet and help improve your stride. Whether you are sprinting every morning or training for a marathon, you have to find the lightest running shoes. There are many companies around the world with the same claim of having some of the lightest running shoes but it is not just about the weight. The lightweight cannot be attained at the cost of quality. The shoes need to be firm but soft, sturdy but flexible, cushioned and breathable. They should be suitable for different terrains unless you have one pair for your treadmill, one for the trails and one for the road. There are many components that would determine if a particular pair is worthwhile. Before we delve into the best among the lightest running shoes at the moment, here is a quick checklist for you to use when you shop.

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