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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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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 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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The ultimate guide to running on a treadmill + 5 treadmill workouts

Many runners have a love/hate relationship with running on a treadmill. For some, it’s hard to beat a run in the great outdoors on a sunny day, but there are times when running on a treadmill is necessary as an alternative to running outdoors.  Whether you prefer to run outdoors or on a treadmill (unaffectionately …

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What is the best Couch to 5k plan? All your C25K questions answered

You may have heard of the Couch to 5k plan if you’re new to running or looking to return to running after a long break. The Couch to 5k plan is one of the most popular running training plans for beginners, and since its inception in 1994, thousands of runners have gone on to run …

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How many miles is a 10k? Average 10k time + 9 10k training tips

The 10k is one of the most popular running distances along with the 5k. It attracts high levels of participation across the globe. Its popularity lies in the fact that the 10k distance is long enough to represent a challenge, but short enough to remain accessible to a beginner runner. If you’re training for your …

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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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What is proper running form? 5 key principles of proper running form and technique

There are many components that make up proper running form and technique. Many runners don’t think about their form and technique when they start running, whilst this is fine to begin with, you may want to give more thought to how you run.  Proper running form and technique is important because, if done incorrectly, it …

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Couch to 5k plan: A complete guide + 10 tips to run Couch to 5k

Taking up running is a huge step, and taking the first step is always the hardest. It takes courage, determination and a whole load of motivation to start running. If you don’t know where to start, then the Couch to 5k plan in this guide will tell you everything you need to know. Whether you’re …

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