Do you ever feel like your mind is the ultimate obstacle when running? Are there times you just cannot seem to stay motivated and push through those last few training miles? Do doubt and fear hold you back from going further than before?
If you are committed to achieving your running goal, it is essential that you acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise in order to become a more proficient runner. Over the next few weeks and months, you will need to educate yourself on topics such as training, nutrition, hydration, or mental preparation - neglecting any of these areas will result in insufficient progress. Running without a plan simply won't cut it!
Running is great for your body and brain. It is the single most popular exercise in the world. Want to boost your health? Want to lose weight? You will hardly find exercise with more health benefits than running. Check these 18 reasons why running is so beneficial for you.
Congratulations on your decision to run a marathon! That was the easy part though. Now the real questions come: What is the next step? How to properly prepare for such a toilsome task? If you are really serious about your goal, you will quickly need to gain some topic-related knowledge and become a better and more efficient runner.
I believe that the vast majority of you have seen or at least heard about the famous scene from the 2005 Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie based on a book written by Douglas Adams. The supercomputer called Deep Thought designed by a group of hyperintelligent beings is supposed to find the answer to the most fundamental question. The question of life, the universe and everything...
Are you training for a marathon? If so, then don't make these 3 colossal marathon mistakes that many of first time marathoners do! You know the saying that goes, "to err is human." It is true but clever people learn form others mistakes instead of their own. It is quicker and it hurts less. :)