Here are 4 tips and tricks to help you start running and keep going.
1. Fuel Your Body Correctly
This is one of the most important aspects to running. If you are not putting the right types of foods in your body or if you are not drinking enough water, your body will struggle throughout the entire run.
2. Make a Playlist
Running can be difficult. However, if you have a list of songs that motivate and inspire you, running will become a little easier. Do some research on what songs motivate others or make your own list! The right types of songs can carry you through a very tough workout.
3. It is Okay to Walk
Running is all about improving your body. No one starts out and can automatically run a half marathon. Running skills take time to build. Remember it is okay to walk. Try to run as long as you can and when you need to, take breaks. Slowly your body will get stronger and faster and you will be able to run for longer. Stick with it!
After your run, your body will be tired and you will need to properly refuel. Studies show that the best recovery drink is chocolate milk! So start chugging some of that delicious chocolatey goodness.