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Running Tips

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Get Out There & Start Running With a Smile

As much fun as The Running Man might be when you’re out on the dance floor at a party, I think we can all agree that it doesn’t really count as running per se. So, if you’ve been thinking about getting into actual running or your already a seasoned runner, we’ve got tons of super helpful running tips for all levels. From showing you how to improve your running techniques, finding beautiful places to go for a run, finding ways to avoid injury, what to eat and wear, and more, Greatist brings you all the information you need to start running and stay the course. We utilize the best research and reports about running and fitness available and our panel of experts approves all of our running tips, so you can feel confident when you lace up those running shoes and head out. Maybe you’ve never run before or haven’t done so since you were much younger; we’ll show you how to start running. From giving you motivation, to showing you how to stay safe and progress steadily, we’ll show you all you need to know about running for beginners. And if you’re already an expert runner or have been running for a while, you’ll learn about great ways to improve your stride, push yourself further, and enjoy running even more. Whether you want to learn more about running for weight loss, running to improve your overall physical and mental health or just to find a new fun fitness activity, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve all seen that secret smile that content runners have, and maybe you’ve even experienced it yourself during a really satisfying run. Our running tips will help you find that special smile and achieve your running and fitness goals.

Get in a Running Routine With Greatist

One of the keys to becoming a runner is developing a steady routine and sticking to it. We’ll show you how to start running at a pace and routine that’s appropriate for you to help you enjoy the process, avoid injury and stay motivated. Even if you don’t know anything about technique or even what shoes are best for you to wear, we’ll walk you through all of the steps you need in order to learn to run. If you’re an intermediate or experienced runner, Greatist delivers plenty of useful running tips to help you improve your technique or find new ways to challenge yourself. Maybe your looking for a cool new race to check out, or want to know if hiring a running coach is worth it. Or perhaps you’re looking for better ways to recover or prepare for a run, or even create an awesome playlist. Whether you’re wanting to know how to start running, how to improve your current running techniques, or how to establish bigger goals and become the runner you’ve always dreamed of becoming, we’ll bring you tons of running tips on the regular to keep you going the distance.
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Why Hiring a Running Coach Is Totally Worth It
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The 29 Most Incredible Themed Races of 2014
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3 Running Mantras That Work Every Time
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The Ultimate Running Playlist—Created By You!
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Run Your Best Race Ever with These 5 Tips for the Perfect Taper
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