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Running 20 minutes a day: Benefits + how to start

Running 20 minutes a day is seen as an achievable goal for many people. A daily 20-minute run can be transformative. It’s also an enjoyable and sustainable way to become more active and get outdoors more. We all know that running has many physical and mental benefits, but what about running 20 minutes a day? …

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New year, new you: Try this 28-day beginner running challenge

Beat the post-Christmas blues with this beginner running challenge. This challenge is designed for beginners who are new to running or looking to kickstart their fitness journey in the new year. It’s also great for anyone returning to running after a break. Various studies have proven the benefits of running for your physical and mental …

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Mastering mile one: 10 tips to conquer the first mile of a run

Running is a transformative experience, but for many beginners, conquering the first mile of a run can be daunting. The initial stretch sets the tone for your entire run, influencing your mindset and energy levels.  However, the first mile can be full of challenges – including first mile jitters and fatigue. By incorporating these practical …

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Mental resilience when running: 10 practical tips

Embarking on a running journey is not just about your physical capabilities – it’s a mental challenge as well. When I started training for my first half marathon, I quickly found that mental resilience when running and was a crucial aspect of my training. It’s true when you first start running, you convince yourself that …

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Running on a busy schedule: 10 tips for time-strapped women

Balancing the demands of a career, family and a personal life can feel like a juggling act, leaving little room for your running shoes. Finding time for running on a busy schedule may seem challenging, but with a bit of creativity and commitment, it’s absolutely achievable! After all, your well-being deserves a spot on your …

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The power of a running community: How to find your tribe

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or just getting started on your running journey, finding your running tribe can elevate your experience in ways you never imagined. Running isn’t just about putting one foot in front of the other – a good running community is just as important as a good pair of running shoes. From …

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Running through the decades: What to expect in your 20s, 30s and 40s as a female runner

Running remains a powerful source of strength, empowerment and personal growth, regardless of the decade you find yourself in. Running through the decades in your 20s, 30s and 40s is an incredible journey of self-discovery. I personally started running in my early 20s, and now as I (almost) approach my 40s, I can safely say …

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The truth behind the runner’s high: 6 ways to boost the post-run feeling

We’ve all heard of the runner’s high – that elusive post-run feeling that some runners experience after (or even during) a run. Many studies have been conducted over the years to understand exactly what causes the runner’s high. What’s clear is that some runners get it, whereas other runners don’t. If you are lucky enough …

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