Top 10 Ways To Be A Better Runner

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Top 10 Ways To Be A Better Runner

Running is one of the easiest ways to get a good cardio workout (and it’s an important skill for when the Zombie Apocalypse hits). Whether you’re just getting started running or have already run a marathon, here are some tips and tricks to make the most of your running sessions.

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10. Get the Right Running Shoes

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

run without shoesstrange glove-like minimalist shoesmany different types of running shoesBuy the right shoes for your environment and feetease into it

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9. Lace Your Shoes for Better Comfort

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Different techniquesComfort is key when it comes to injury protection

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8. Make a Smooth Transition from Walking or Jogging to Running

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

started regularly joggingRunner’s World

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7. Let Zombies Train You


Zombie Apocalypse workoutsapps like Zombies, Run!

It doesn’t have to be zombies either. There are other ways to incorporate more entertainment into or gamify your runs.

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6. Track Your Progress

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

your smartphone can track your running habitshelp you prevent injuries in the future

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5. Set Goals

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

go from jogging to running 150km a month

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4. Get into Proper Form

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

prevent injuries
Your breath and your gaze can correct your running posturethis claymation video

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3. Create the Perfect Running Playlist

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

boost your running performance by 15 per centthe right BPM for your ideal running playlist

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2. Switch Up Your Routine

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

switch them up

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1. Motivate Yourself to Stay on Track

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

even just five minutes a daythe downsidesRefresh your run

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