If you’re new to running, it’s important to increase your mileage gradually. Trying to do too much too soon is a recipe for injury. The best way to avoid this is to increase your mileage by no more than 10 percent every 2-3 weeks.
Keep in mind to dress for how warm you’ll feel two or three miles into the run. It is less important how you feel when you get out of your house or during the first mile when your body is still heating up. Another way of nailing this rule is to dress for runs as […]
It is generally recommended to wait at least 120 minutes after a meal before running. Some people say they are fine with 90 minutes, others go as low as 60 minutes. Test it during your training sessions, none of us has the same stomach. But when the race day comes, no risks and experiments. If […]
One of the most important running tips for race day. Don’t eat or drink anything you are not familiar with, don’t try any new stretches, don’t wear any new running clothing (especially footwear), or, indeed, do anything new. Race day is not the day to try new things. Stick to what has worked for you […]