29 Apr '17, 7pm

5 training mistakes every runner makes:

I’ve been coaching runners one-on-one, in groups and online for more than 23 years. I have guided thousands of new and seasoned runners through their training for 5Ks, ultramarathons, and everything in between. And I’ve seen these five issues come up over and over again, like a scene out of the movie Groundhog Day . 1/ Running too much, too soon Running is a high-impact activity, and covering too much terrain before your body is ready can leave you with aches and pains that can delay your progress and lead to injuries. Give yourself plenty of runway to build your mileage - it will give your body and mind time to adapt to the demands of running. A general rule of thumb is to ramp up by no more than 10 percent per week. If you’re running about 10 miles per week (three-ish miles, three times per week), then you should add no more than a mile the following week. As you build y...

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