THE TOP TEN Healthy Running Tips
There are a multitude of reasons why people engage in the sport of running. Many decided to run simply to lose weight while others started simply to get in shape. No matter what a person’s reason for running, there is such thing as a “runner’s high” and the activity is actually addicting. There’s nowhere to stop once you start. The sport engages every part of the body and it is very important for runners to be health conscious. To maintain high levels of energy it is necessary that runners eat well, stay active and cross train. Most runners experience injuries at some time in their running career, but maintaining healthy habits can go a long way in protecting the runner from serious injury and in keeping them running for a very long time to come. There are many different ways runners can approach maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here are the top ten healthy running tips for runners. For more information on running check out, http://netlz.corank.com/tech/tag/running
There are a multitude of reasons why people engage in the sport of running. Many decided to run simply to lose weight while others started simply to get in s... more
Always wear proper running shoes; this can prevent many injuries.
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated – even on off days.
Add miles slowly; adding miles too quickly can result in injuries.
Warm up before your run and cool down afterwards.
Cross train on rest days to help build your core and other supportive muscles.
Getting the recommended amounts of sleep will help keep a runner healthy.
Eat a well balanced diet and stay away from junk foods.
Stop running for any sharp pain that increases as you run.
Allow time for recovery after a long or difficult run.
Dress according to the weather.
[source: Barefoot Sandles ]
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