Running is a love/hate-activity for most people. It takes some willpower to get going, it hurts a bit during the run, but the feel-good payoff afterward makes it worth the effort.
But for others, running is just a hate-activity, as in “I hate running!”
And that’s completely fine. You don’t have to run to be fit and healthy. At the same time, have there ever been instances when you wish you liked it? (I bet you have.)
Whether it’s the social aspect of running with friends, all the amazing fitness benefits running offers or the opportunity to train for a goal or raise money for charity, running certainly does have its perks.
There are 8 simple steps to become a runner — even if you think you don’t like running.
It’s finally summer. Is it someone else me that wants to bring their workouts outside, instead of going into a gym that is crowded with people? I do think so! I just love my summer workout routine, to exercise outside in the fresh air and have the sun shine on me. It feels so much easier in some kind of way. Something I love to do outside is running, it feels so much better when I have the fresh air around me. You can do so many things outside, you don’t need to pay an expensive gym membership and in some cases you don’t need any equipment.
Do you need some tips to start running? I will give you some advice to what you can think about before.
Running is one of the most easiest but also hardest workout you can do. It’s easy because you only need a pair of shoes and then walk outside, you don’t need any gym or gym equipment. But, if you’re not used to running, it will take a while before you get use to it.
Running has a high impact on your joints and knees, so it’s important that you start slow so your body gets used to run before you push yourself to hard.
Do you have a hard time to find time to do your workout?
Saying that you lack of time is almost like saying that you don’t have 24 hours every day like all other people around you. It almost never about having time, it is all about prioritizing.
Maybe you need to try prioritizing differently in your everyday life. Because if you don’t prioritize your health and exercise, you might need to make time for illness. I have a four tips about how you can find time during your day to exercise, it doesn’t necessary have to take that long.
But if you do it consistently and with commitment you will gain a lot, both energy, a healthier and stronger body and mind.
If you want to get in shape but feel that time is your biggest enemy, check out HIIT or High intense interval training, it might be the perfect choice for you. HIIT-training has been extremely popular during the last couple of years, it has exploded at the market and there are some reasons for that. It might be the perfect workout form for you and I will give you 4 reasons to you about why a HIIT plan could be a great choice for you.
Now is the time of the year when you have the opportunity to see if you are willing enough to do a change in your life or not. Are you enough committed to do this, and do the necessary changes in your life to reach your goal?
Are you committed to hold on to your goal and to never give up?
This is the tricky part, when you have done it for a while and start feeling tired at what you do or maybe feel that your time is not enough to keep doing it. But don’t stop, don’t let yourself down.