The Top 4 Training Mistakes that Runners Make

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Have you ever had that honeymoon phase with running? You know, that phase where youโ€™re invincible and feel like going for miles and miles with no restraint? Thereโ€™s a reason they call it a honeymoon phaseโ€”because it doesnโ€™t last! As fun, exciting, and rewarding as running is, itโ€™s important to know the traps and pitfalls that runners fall into. It may be the difference between running on the trails or sitting on the sidelines.

#1 Running too hard, too fast, too soon: ย 

So you finally signed up for that 10k youโ€™ve been eyeingโ€”and now youโ€™re more motivated than youโ€™ve been in months! Instead of jam-packing all of this energy and excitement into one week of training, aim to spread it out over a longer period of time. One of the biggest mistakes runners make is ramping up their training faster than their body can keep up withโ€”with subsequent burnoutโ€ฆ

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