|All about Running
When you envision running, you probably will
fall into one of two categories. Either you love it or you hate
it; sometimes it is even a love/hate relationship. But what
makes people love it? And what makes people who hate it keep
doing it? It is likely that the benefits outweigh the hatred (if
there is any hatred).
Know About Safety.
Be sure that you know the area you plan to run in
and how safe it is. Either run with someone, carry a cell phone
or mace, or run with a well-trained dog. These safety measures
are especially important for women. It's also a good idea to
learn some basic personal safety and understand what makes a
for Running Safely
Stretching routines are a great thing to talk to
your doctor about when you visit him/her. Your doctor can help
you set up a stretching routine that is best for your needs.
There is a debate among runners as to the proper time to
stretch, or, in fact, whether it is important to stretch at all.
Because there is not a fixed suggestion for stretching, new
runners would do best to listen to the advice of their doctors
or try a number of different routines to see what works best for
for runners - Brief Article
Great Stretches for Runners
Understand Injury Prevention Concepts.
Talk to your doctor, a specialist, a sports
massage therapist, or the folks at your local running store for
information on your body mechanics and which injuries you may be
heading for, due to natural tendencies and your running style.
Analyze what type of feet you have and be sure to run in the
Your Foot Type
Injuries from Day 1
The 25 Golden Rules of Running
You learned the
golden rule back in grade school: Do unto others as you would
have others do unto you. But runners, being gluttons for
instruction, need more than just one rule. Here, then, are 25 of
the most universally accepted rules of running.