How to get into the habit of running- and stay there!

The idea of running is great. Just step out the door and glide round the block, through the local park, and return home for a relaxing shower. Indeed, once you get into the habit, you’ll experience the effects of what is popularly known as the “runner’s high”. Your brain will start releasing feel-good chemicals such as dopamine [...]

Running Plan For Beginners that Won’t make you give up

Haven't exercised for a while, or want to start running? Then you need a good running plan for beginners. How a running plan for beginners can let you down There are plenty of running plans for people starting running but many of them have the downside of being too difficult or two complicated. As with [...]

Running on the Treadmill VS Running Outside

Get onto the running on the treadmill vs running outside debate, and everyone has an opinion. Some runners will tell you that being stuck indoors on a 'hamster wheel' is worse than death. But a lot will praise the comfort of air conditioning, video screens and protection from the weather that running on the treadmill [...]

How To Warm Up Before Running

Why should you warm up before running? As a runner what you naturally want to do is run not warm up before running! You want to be on the move. You want to feel your heart pounding and get your feet on the road/trail. The last thing most runners want to do is spend their [...]

By |2018-06-23T08:11:38+00:00March 1st, 2015|Get started with running|0 Comments

What is the Couch to 5k plan?

What is the Couch to 5k plan? The couch to 5k is simply a plan to get you from doing little more than just sitting on your couch, to running 5K. 5K is approximately 3.1 miles which is not the same as running a marathon but is a distance long enough to be considered a worthwhile [...]

By |2019-07-23T07:29:17+00:00February 27th, 2015|Get started with running|0 Comments