Five Tips for the New Runner

Love this post by a fellow I’mFitPossible Ambassador! Read on 🙂

Just Call Me Janks

In case you missed it, I answered some questions yesterday for Ashley of The Small But Mighty Runner. Check it out!

In honor of the JA racing his first race of the season this weekend, as well as today marking four weeks until my half marathon, I thought it’s be cool to write a post to all the new runners out there. We started running last year and while we’re no experts, here are some things we’ve learned along the way.

new runner tips

1. Get fit for shoes by an expert. This one is a must. Specialty running stores exist for a reason, and that is to help you stay pain and injury free. The JA began running in the incorrect shoes — immediately resulting in shin splints. I urged him to get fit for shoes and once he finally conceded, he was so much happier. It’s can be a big…

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