Category:Running motivation

This category lists articles that offer experienced runner’s tips and advice on how to maintain running motivation, stay on track and keep going to improve your long term physical and mental health. Giving up for petty reasons is not an option! Things like boring runs and recurring boredom while running can be overcome, so can laziness and common everyday excuses. Even advanced age is not a barrier to running if you listen to your body. Every runner can achieve whatever goals they set, at whatever stage of their life. Adapt and keep going!
15 Common Myths About Running Punctured

15 Common Myths About Running Punctured

Runners and non-runners alike are a very opinionated bunch when it comes to the topic of running. There are some well-known truths about running that ‘everyone knows’ and some are so ‘common’ that nothing can change them. New runners sit around the fire like wide-eyed students and listen to old...

13 Types of Runners – Which One Are You?

13 Types of Runners – Which One Are You?

Running is basically very simple. One leg, then another, faster than walking. Easy. But if we look closer there will be certain categories of runners. Different running styles and types of runners. Some of us are happy to stick with our chosen type but are also happy to wander off into other...

How To Set And Accomplish Running Goals

How To Set And Accomplish Running Goals

Each running journey starts with a desired goal, something we haven’t done before, something we are keen to accomplish. Something to strive toward. A beginner runner who is very young and talented may dream of the Olympic glory. A 52 year bloke who I was when I started running may be a bit more...

How I Plan My Runs

How I Plan My Runs

I read that professional marathon runners train twice daily, six days per week in general. They are the people who will run the marathon in 2.15hr and below. Their speed is simply insane and incomprehensible for amateur runners. They plan their lives, their lives revolve around running, they are...