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Running is one of most popular sports in the world – and for good reason! It’s simple to start running and get better at it. My running for beginners resources have got you covered when it comes to tips on how to start running for beginners. Here you will find tips and advice on how to choose running shoes for beginners, how to increase running stamina for beginners and the best running plan for beginners.

How to use Jeff Galloway’s magic mile running test

If you’ve ever wondered how fast you can run a certain distance to help you in your training, then you’re not alone. Runners rely on all sorts of data to help them train smarter. Your expected race paces and race times in particular are essential to understand in order to get he most out of …

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Walking 2 miles a day: 12 benefits + how to start

Walking is one of the best and most accessible ways to get active.  Not only is it free, but it offers a range of health benefits from improving your overall fitness to helping you lose weight.  Whether you’re walking to improve your health or to return to physical activity following an injury, walking 2 miles …

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Running 2 miles a day: Benefits + how to do it

Running 2 miles a day has the potential to transform your physical and mental health. Many people turn to running 2 miles a day when they want to improve aspects of their life, whether that be improving their fitness, losing weight or simply getting outdoors more. 2 miles is seen as an achievable distance for …

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How long does it take to run a mile? Averages by age and gender

You may be wondering: “How long does it take to run a mile?” Running a mile is a common goal for a lot of beginner runners who first start out on their running journey. The truth is, how fast you run a mile depends on a lot of factors, including your age, gender, fitness levels …

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How to start running: 39 game-changing running tips for beginners

The holy grail for many runners is to unlock the secret to become a faster, stronger and less injury-prone runner. Whether you’re new to running or have been running for many years, there’s always room for improvement. You may want to improve your speed, run your first half marathon or simply achieve your next PB.  …

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8 actionable tips to make running with a jogging stroller easier

If you’re thinking about running with a jogging stroller, then you may be wondering how to do it effectively without it affecting your running flow and style. Sales of jogging strollers have doubled in the last 24 months, with more parents opting to run with their children. Whilst running with a jogging stroller takes practice …

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The ultimate 8 week beginner 5k training plan: Week by week plan + printable

Many people underestimate training for a 5k, when in fact a lot goes into training and running a 5k, especially if you want to run it in a decent time. This 8 week beginner 5k training plan is aimed at anyone who is looking to run their first 5k and would like further guidance and …

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Half marathon training plan for beginners: Week by week plan + printable

The half marathon has seen a boom in popularity over the last decade, with more runners than ever taking part in the event. According to RunRepeat’s State of Running report, over 2.1 million runners completed a half marathon in 2018, making it the second most popular running event, with the 5k run being number one. …

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The ultimate beginner 10k training plan: Week by week plan + printable

Many runners go on to run a 10k having completed a 5k – it’s the natural next milestone on their running journey. The beginner 10k training plan in this guide is aimed at new runners looking to increase their mileage. It’s also great for more advanced runners looking for a gentle schedule. So if you’re …

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