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6 Reasons Why the Walk/Run Method May Be for You
Have you just started running? Maybe you’re coming back from an extended period of not running or possibly from an injury? Or maybe you are using the Couch to 5K method of training or you’re taking up running as you enter your middle age?
In any of these apply to you, I’m guessing you’ve been advised to use the walk/run method to get into or back into shape. In doing so, many people see this as a “means to an end”; in other words, they are using the walk/run method to build up to training and running races with a continuous run.
But, for some people, the walk/run method may be both the means and the end with benefits that will keep you motivated, injury free and running faster. That’s right, we’ll talk about some information that points to people running faster using the walk/run method, especially as the distance of the race gets longer.
Running during Coronavirus Pandemic
The spread of the pandemic Coronavirus has begun to impact the United States in ways that are new and scary to many of us. Having just celebrated my 61st birthday, and only months away from the 5 year anniversary of my “cancer free” status I am in one of the high risk groups for this virus as is my youngest daughter, who is pregnant with her third child.
In doing some research in this virus, I identified a number of articles that helped answer the three main questions I had regarding the Coronavirus:
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6 Ways to Become a Morning Runner
The runners I know fall into two groups, those that are early risers and get up at the crack of dawn (or earlier) to put in their miles or those that are sunset runners who wait until the end of the day to pound the pavement. What I’ve noticed as my peer group has gotten older is the sunset runners have become more challenged to find the time to run with kids, work and life crowding out their schedule.
Becoming a morning runner is one of the best ways to make running a lifelong habit.
If you’re looking to become a morning runner, I’ve tried many methods to make it a habit with some failure but more success; below are the 6 ways that have worked the best.
5 Ways to Make Running a Lifelong Habit
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