Take up running and you'll do a lot more than just burn fat and look amazing—you'll also stress less, boost your brainpower and live longer. So it's not surprising that so many people (including Gwyneth Paltrow and Fergie) hit the pavement to stay in shape. Plus, a big appeal of running is that anyone can do it. You don't need special training, expensive gear or even a gym membership. All running requires is a good pair of running shoes and a little motivation. Here, we collected all the best training tips to get you started, to inspire you to stay on track and to maximize the benefits of your running workout.
|Getting Started |
Everything you need to know before hitting the pavement so you can maximize your benefits of running. Your mind and your body will thank you.
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|Training Plans |
Whether you're training for your first 5K or looking to beat your personal marathon record, we have tips to help you go the distance. Find the training plan for you and get moving!
The best tips to stay motivated and stick with your running routine for good. The payoff: You'll burn fat, stress less, boost brainpower and live longer.
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