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So you want to start running? Tips for absolute beginners

Summary

Hints, tips and advice for anyone just starting out running.

This article is owned by WildeRover

*Before you start*
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Medical advice
What not to wear
*First steps*
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Run / walk
Be patient dont overdo things. 2-3 runs per week are plenty.
Keep a log. Its great motivation to see the improvement which will be dramatic in the early days .Use fetch or a small diary or both and keep then every year to look back on.
Build up-Join a club. Visit London Marathon website for a beginner friendly club near you.
*Moving forwards*
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Beyond first steps
Gmap-pedometer
Setting goals/races

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