10 Tips for Beginning Runners

Running is often the first choice of new fitness enthusiasts because of the low start-up costs, the fact that you can do it just about anywhere and there are no long term dues or fees associated with running. Buy some shorts and a T-shirt and a good pair of running shoes, and you're good to go. How hard can it be, right?

Because of the low cost and ease of access, many new runners aren't prepared mentally or physically for the new demands they're about to put on their bodies through. All good things come in time and running definitely follows that rule. 

But beginners, do not despair. So long as you have patience and can celebrate small successes, running will get easier and soon become your new favorite activity. 

Here are 10 tips to help ensure success with your new adventure into running.

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