Beginners

10 Ways To Stay Motivated For Your 5k

Have you ever been psyched for a race, but your enthusiasm wanes as the weeks go by. Do you find yourself without motivation for the race as it approaches? It could be that all you need is a little inspiration! Here are 10 ways to stay ...

Power Walking For Beginners

If you have thought about trying to run but it seems like a big goal, you may be interested in power walking as an alternative. It’s more low-impact than running and it’s a good way for those who are new to exercise to begin. If you are ...

Easy Run Pace – How To Run Slow On Recovery Runs

Rest and recovery are as important as running when you’re training for a race or even just trying to improve your fitness. While it can be frustrating to take a day off or to go for a recovery run instead of your usual run, actively taking part ...

How To Manage Pre-Race Anxiety

Feeling anxious before a race is natural and it happens to runners of all levels. It’s normal to feel anxious when you think about performing, especially if you have spent a long time training for a specific event. You may feel pressure from ...

Should I Run For Time Or Distance?

When you are training, it’s good to have a goal when you head out for a run. Most commonly, runners will go out for a specific time (like 60 minutes) or a specific distance (like 5 miles). Some runners find that running for time is more suitable ...

What Changes In Your Body When You Start Running?

If you’ve just recently started running, you may be noticing some changes to your body shape, metabolism, muscle mass, and energy levels. Runners who have recently begun but haven’t yet noticed any difference, keep going! It may take a little ...

How Many Miles Is A 10K?

Races come in many different distances. Some distances are in kilometers and others are in miles. But the most popular race distances are the 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon. In this article, we’re going to cover everything you need to ...

Should I Run A Marathon? Reasons You Should Run

Running is a progressive sport. You start off just trying to run around the block. And once you conquer that, you add a new challenge. Most runners start slowly, with running around the block or on the treadmill. For most new runners, the first ...

How to Start Trail Running

Running on the road is the most convenient thing for most of us. Get out the door and get running - that's all there is to it. But road running comes with all the things that, well, roads come with: traffic, noise, intersections. Many of us, even ...

Running When Tired – Should You Run or Should You Rest?

We’ve all been there—feeling super exhausted and not wanting to do anything else. Especially not run. But if you have a run scheduled for a day when you feel tired, what should you do? Should you run anyway and risk overtiring yourself? Some ...

The Wired Runner