Updated April 08, 2014
If you're new to running, you may be overwhelmed by all the running information that's available. Here are seven basic running tips to get you started:
Most beginner runners start out using a run/walk technique because they don't have the endurance or fitness to run for extended periods of time. The run/walk method involves running for a short segment and then taking a walk break. As you continue with a run/walk program, the goal is to extend the amount of time you're running and reduce your walking time.
More: How to Do the Run/Walk Method
Tips for Your Walk Breaks
Some new runners assume they should breathe in only through their nose. You actually want to breathe in through your nose and mouth to make sure you're getting enough oxygen to your muscles while running. Taking deep belly breaths can help prevent side stiches, which are a common issue for new runners.
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