A Common Mistake Beginner Runners Make
The biggest mistake beginner runners make, is running too fast.
Running too fast when your body at a cellular level isn’t ready can be hard on your body. While you suffer the feelings of getting out of breath, your body’s intelligence is trying to tell you to slow down.
“Forcing your body to go too FAST, will have your mind screaming for you to STOP!”
When you come to a stumbling halt because you have nothing more to give, this can be daunting for the beginner runner trying to learn to run.
Even a runner who has been running for awhile can make this mistake and suffer problems with fatigue followed by the issue of lack of motivation. The result will be running just feels hard.
There are easy things you can do to supply your lungs to muscles with continual oxygen, so you are running comfortably. Let’s go over what That is.
First, you need to recognize if you are running too fast.
A Common Mistake Beginner Runners Make – How does a beginner runner know when they are running too fast?
- You breathe heavily throughout the run, never seeming to feel good and always gasping and fighting for more breaths!
- Muscles feel tight and sluggish, and you can’t seem to get into the run.
- You’re sweating a lot even when you’ve not gone far.
- You’re rescuing yourself by walking many sessions then you need, to make up for running too fast.
- You feel as though you might be sick during and/or after your run.
- You put too many off days in between your runs; you’re too tired and just can’t find the strength or motivation to get out there.
- After your run, you come home glued to the couch for the rest of the day.
When you get to this point where running just feels so hard, you lose motivation.
It’s time to reinvent new goals for running! Push your ego out of the way and learn to run by simply using the Run/Walk Method.
Signing up for this Free Learn to Run Program will have you running a 5K in 6 weeks!
Slow running does not mean always running slow, your body will know when It’s ready to go!
For now, you want to stay with comfortable running and gradually let your body become accustomed to running. The key is to build slowly and run consistently over a six week period.
Sign up and follow along for six weeks, you will feel energetic and in tune with your body, mind and soul. You’ll know when it’s ok to go fast and when it’s time to hold back and slow down.
— Pick your goal . – find a good plan. – Learn to run. – Get out there and do it consistently!
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Are you listening to what your body is trying to tell you?
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