Guilty of running overtraining?
When you first start out in running, it can be tempting to jump straight into ...
Running requires huge reserves of energy - and a balanced lifestyle - for it to be a successful and healthy activity. As a result, it's important that you find ways of boosting running energy in your day-to-day life, through diet and exercise.
Here is our guide to increasing and maintaining your day-to-day running energy. From drinking enough water to examining your workload, the following tips will add up and set you on the road to successful running.
Everyone has felt completely shattered at some point - for no particular reason we simply feel run-down and exhausted. However, there is always a good reason or combination of reasons for this. In all likelihood, we simply do not realise or pay an adequate amount of attention to what we do to our own bodies.
One good way to think about how well you treat your body is to compare it to a car. So, our fuel is food, the mechanics are doctors and health professionals, and we recharge our batteries when we sleep.
With this in mind, would you really expect your car to successfully complete a journey from London all the way to up Edinburgh if you just half filled its tank with the cheapest, worst-quality fuel available? Also, if you didn't ever take your car for a service after you bought it, would you expect your car to keep running for a long time before it broke down?
People's bodies are of course far more complex than cars, but even so, we tend to abuse them regularly and then become surprised or annoyed when our bodies break down and we become ill or get injured through our training.
In view of this, here are www.realbuzzrunbritain.com's top 20 tips to help you stay full of energy for your running:
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