Okay, so it was a little bit of clickbait as it’s not actually ‘real’ crisps, but pretend ones.
Whether you’re going from that couch to 5k or progressing from your comfort zone up to a longer distance it can seem like a huge task, which is why having someone there to support and encourage you, and remind you that YOU CAN, is priceless.
When I set up and led some corporate running groups for beginners, 10k’ers and half marathon runners, I was lucky enough to have the support and guidance from an England Athletics Run Activator, as well as a local legend who puts on some of the best local races.
Have an objective. Whether it’s to run for 3 miles without stopping, run a faster mile, complete a race, run a further distance, tone up or lose weight – set a goal and aim for it. After all, if you don’t know where you’re going how will you get there?
Read on for more tips…
Post run stretching is essential, no matter what the distance, so here are some stretches you can add to your routine.
Download your beginners running plan here.