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    So I've been thinking of doing this for a while, and was considering attempting the Couch to 5k Running plan, I've got a pair of trainers, is there anything else/any tips people would give about starting to run? Are there good times and bad times, should I do anything in particular? I've never been running before so any advice would be appriciated.
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    You do the same movement as walking (almost) but much faster. Best of luck.
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    I run in the mornings because you have more energy then wear comfortable clothes and start running slow until you reach a steady pace you can maintain
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    (Original post by Daniel9510)
    So I've been thinking of doing this for a while, and was considering attempting the Couch to 5k Running plan, I've got a pair of trainers, is there anything else/any tips people would give about starting to run? Are there good times and bad times, should I do anything in particular? I've never been running before so any advice would be appriciated.
    Make sure you have enough room in the toe box (usually running trainers are a size larger than you would normally wear). I made this mistake in my first month and several of my toenails fell off!

    Ignore all of that crap about gait analysis and cushioning; it's not evidence-based and it's ludicrously expensive. Most running products are the same to be fair (compression gear/gels/hydration solutions). If you want to indulge, fine, but they're not necessary and they're not supported by any decent scientific evidence.

    Don't overtrain! I have made this mistake so many times and it has always resulted in injury.

    Finally, appreciate that in order to get the most out of running you have to do more than just run. I do pilates, which has improved my core strength and has given me great body awareness. A lot of runners cross train, others do circuits etc.

    Good luck!!
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    Stretch well before and after.
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    http://halhigdon.com/training/50932/...acing-Distance
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    Running or walking is one of the best way to keep your body fit and maintain.
    For those who can't able to run daily, they have an alternative of walking fast. By walking in a speedy manner can also help in maintaining their body fat.
 
 
 
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