Winter had us all locked up inside and tied to our treadmills, but not anymore!! Spring is here, and it’s time to take our running back outdoors. Running on a treadmill is very different from running on the rough and rugged terrain. It’s just more challenging and, in my opinion, a better workout. If you’re new to running or just trying to get back into the habit of running outside, here are a few tips that will help you get into the swing of things.
This is not only a good excuse to go shopping, but you need the right clothes and shoes for running out doors. Research has shown that you should change out your running shoes after approximately 300 to 500 miles from the first wear. Roughly guessing, that would be about six months if you’re running three miles a day or fifteen plus miles a week. Having the right cushion and support in your running shoes is necessary as this protects you from injuries associated with running outdoors.
With the New Year comes new resolutions. When the calendar resets to Jan 1st, millions of people make a vow for change; from getting out of debt to quitting smoking, getting healthier and being happier. The unfortunate truth is that nearly 30% of people who make resolutions at the start of the year will fall back into their old habits by the second week of January.
Losing weight is one of the most common goals for many people. Studies show that among the many people who do set New Year’s resolutions, about 38% set resolutions related to weight.
With that said, here are a few tips to help you achieve your fitness goals for 2015: