One of the best ways to build a solid foundation for running is to recognize the importance of the building blocks! The Beth Baker #Run101 Series is filled with great pieces that help beginner runners start their training off with success! And, helps the more experienced runner to remind themselves of the simple, yet important, pieces of training that keep their performance consistent.
So, start hitting those books (or blogs) with #RUN101!
#RUN101: STEPS TO START YOUR RUNNING IN 2017
Sometimes the hardest part of training is simply getting started. In this blog Beth Baker gives us her best four steps for starting a running routine in 2017. From giving yourself the grace of time, to faking it till you make it, Beth makes the hard start seem a little easier.
#RUN101: TRACK IT UP!
Literally you should hit the books. One book in particular – a training journal. This piece dives into logging training, including miles, pre-run food and how it made you feel, workout paces, and anything else in your day that you feel is important to recognize!
#RUN101: FIND YOUR WINGWOMAN
What makes running easier? Getting a friend to take on the task with you. Accountability is huge in running! Without a doubt there will be days where the bed seems like a considerably more welcoming place than the darkness of the early morning. In this piece Beth emphasizes the positive impact of having a training partner to help you through the ups and downs of training.
#RUN101: TOP 5 REASONS PEOPLE HATE RUNNING - AND HOW TO OUTRUN IT
The reality is some people never stop running because they are so hung up on the idea that they hate – They firmly believe there absolutely zero positive associations with running. Even people that say they love to run have those days where they claim the love is over. Beth covers the reasons people hate running, and gives us tips to rid those sometimes overwhelming feelings.
Thanks again to Beth Baker for providing us with an array of quick tips for getting out the door and becoming our best running selves!