Want to Become a Runner? These 10 Steps Will Get You There in No Time
Plus, nine other tips for becoming a better runner from coaches.Want to start running? You’ll be in good company, considering almost 60 million Americans regularly hit the road, trail, or tread, according to Statista research.
With fall racing season wrapping up and the #RWRunStreak on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to get together with the Runner’s World+ coaches and your fellow RW+ members to talk about all things winter running. © Rebecca Greenfield Join us for a live AMA with the Runner's World+ coaches. Ask Coach Jess and Coach PJ anything you want to know about training, streaking, motivation, and more!
Have a burning question about marathon training or streaking? Want some advice on how to brave the cold, follow healthy habits during the holiday season, or simply stay motivated when you just don’t feel like lacing up your shoes? Here’s your chance to ask Coach Jess and Coach PJ anything—and we mean absolutely anything.
Do You Know Your Weak Spots on the Run?
Perform these tests and exercises to address muscle imbalances—and become a stronger runner. “Evaluating and working on symmetry is one of the top tips I would give new and veteran runners alike,” says Michael Johnson, four-time Olympic gold medal winner and founder of the Michael Johnson Performance training programs. “It can lead to efficiency, which is very important for both sprinters and distance runners. The more efficiently you run, the faster you can cover distance, and the less fatigued you will be because you’ve eliminated or minimized wasted motion.
Come meet us on the RW+ Community Page TONIGHT—Tuesday, November 16—at 5 p.m. ET. All you have to do is head on over to that link, fire off your questions in the chat, and Jess and PJ will answer them live for an hour.
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See you there!
What Is a Life Coach — and Could You Benefit from One? .
If you're itching for a change, but want some guidance, a life coach could be the perfect support system. Yeah, it might sound like the butt of a joke or a fake job title you've seen in someone's Tinder bio, but life coaches are actually legit, and you just might be able to benefit from speaking with one.