Motivational Running Quotes to Get Some Fire in Your Shoes

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Some days you just need some motivation or inspiration to run. Maybe you are bored, tired, or maybe you forgot why you run. If you are just starting out and learning about running for beginners, maybe you need a good running quote to give you a reason to run. Or, some of you just need a good laugh. Today, I want to share several quotes from some famous people as well as some not-so-famous people […] Read more »

Video Blog: Running to Lose Weight

Today, I thought I would share a video of tips for running for weight loss. In this video, Mr. Les Whitley provides some great tips and motivation for getting started with a running program so that you can lose some weight. It is a quick video, and will only take a minute of your time to watch. Maybe you can pick up a point or two that will help you run to lose weight. What […] Read more »

7 Common Running Mistakes for Beginners Avoid

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Many people have started to run at some point only to end up back on the couch wondering how they are going to lose that spare tire from around their belly. Today, we provide several pitfalls, or mistakes, that many new runners should avoid when they start running.  If you avoid these pitfalls, then you will be well on your way to meeting your running goals. * No Clear Running Goals – Some people start […] Read more »

Wake Up! How to Get Out of Bed in the Morning and Go for a Run

I believe that running in the morning is a great way to get in a running workout despite living a busy schedule.  The problem with waiting until the afternoon or evening to run is that you do not really know how the latter part of your day will go or what will come up.  If you run first thing in the morning, then you know that your workout is done, and you can focus on […] Read more »

Happy Easter from Start Running for Beginners

Today is Good Friday, which is an important day for many, including myself, who put their faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.  So I wanted to tell everyone Happy Easter as well!  It is a great time of year to celebrate everything God has done, and I hope your Easter goes very well. Read more »

Journal Entry: My First Marathon and Poor Eating

For Friday posts, I have been posting about some random and different things about running.  On this Friday, I just wanted to share some personal thoughts about what I have been up to with my running program and what is going on in general.  This is kind of a journal entry or true ‘blog’ entry, but I think you can learn a lot about running for beginners by reading some of the points that I […] Read more »

Gear Review: How the Nike + iPod Can Be Like Your Own Running Coach

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I just tried out the Nike + iPod device to use try out on my running workouts, and I thought I would share my thoughts on it. I have actually only ran with it twice, and I think that overall I like it, and think it is worth the price I paid. What is the Nike Plus iPod If you are not familiar with the Nike + iPod device, basically it consists of a transmitter […] Read more »