Your First Training Plan for Running By: Rémy-Marc
TRAINING TO RUN:
Everything depends on your level of fitness. Lance Armstrong said running a marathon was the hardest thing he ever did, I'm just happy to finish one. His sub 3 hour marathon equate to my 1/2 marathon time give or take some minutes. The Basics of running are simple, efficiency of stride, lactic acid threshold, base training, patience and determination.
More than just a great way to stay fit, aerobic exercise is great for your brain. Aerobic exercise induces the growth of new blood vessels in the brain says Len Kravitz PhD. The increased circulation brings more oxygen and nutrients to the brain, possibly improving function and health. So next time you think of skipping the don't. your brain will thank you.
The Wonderful World of Squats
are a basic component of almost any fitness workout. Whether they're in
an a aerobic or muscle building program they are almost inescapable.
Why should you do squats? They're extremely useful for burning fat,
muscle building and eliciting an aerobic response. As terrific as
squats are you may want to do them gingerly or not at all if you have
severe knee problems. More
Step 1 to Fitness Success!
You've decided to grab the bull by the horns and wrestle him for control of your health. You grab your sneakers, run to the nearest gym and sign up. For the first 2 months you're there so often you know the entire staff by name. A year later you wonder why you're still paying your dues. You wake up from the nightmare and realize you don't want that to happen to you.
Identify your goal
Identifying your goal can be the most important step to success. If minor weight loss (-10lbs) is your goal, you may decide that a lifestyle change isn't what you need. If your goal is healthy living, lifestyle change, more exercise or weight loss of 10 lbs + here's your next step! Step 1