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How to Start Running: A Complete Guide for Beginner Runners

Learning how to start running can feel daunting. I make it simple with running tips for beginners that make running really as easy as putting on your shoes, and walking out the door. Most beginner runners should start with run-walk intervals and run every other day. Learn how to start running with my simple running … Read more

How to start running after having a baby

Postpartum Running Guide

Everything you need to know about how to get back into running after pregnancy. When you can safely start running after baby, how to start, and more. Medically Reviewed By:  Dr. Carrie Pagliano (PT), Dr. Lauren Levko (DPT), and Melanie Connell (PT, CHC). Fact-Checked By: Chelsea Plummer, Health Editor  This post was originally written on … Read more

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26 Pro Marathon Training Tips for Race Day Success

It is marathon season! The Chicago Marathon is this weekend. The New York City Marathon and Marine Corps Marathon are just around the bend. The Boston Marathon entries were just accepted.  I was able to heal my injuries and toe the marathon start line twice this past year. But this fall, I am battling another … Read more

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The Ultimate Running Injury Prevention Guide

UPDATED September 6, 2023: Almost as certain as death and taxes are running-related injuries for runners. Soon after starting this site, I suffered from three major running injuries in as many years that has taken me away from the sport for a duration of that time. I’m not alone. Nearly 80 percent of runners suffer … Read more

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9 Steps to Return to Running After Injury

Returning to running requires a lot of patience and trust. I have had to do it several times in the past few years due to running injuries. The key to returning without injury is taking it slow, adding one variable at a time, and slowly increasing volume. I detail how to return to running below. … Read more

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