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Beginners' Guide to Run/Walk

How to Get Started With Run/Walk

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Updated March 10, 2014

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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. Some runners start run/walking because they're rehabbing an injury and want to reduce their impact -- and some stick with run/walk even after they've recovered from their injury.

Injury prevention is just one of the reasons why taking strategic walk breaks during runs can be beneficial. Whatever your reason for getting started with the run/walk method, here's advice for getting started.

How to Run/Walk: There's more to run/walking than just taking a walk break when you feel like it. Here's advice on how to get started with the run/walk method.
 

Run/Walk Training Schedules: When you're first getting started with running, it's helpful to follow a schedule. Here are some training schedules geared towards people who want to run/walk:
 


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