Running Tips: How to enjoy your runs more
We’ve all been there. You lace up your running shoes, step outside the door, start to run and it all feels wrong. Everything’s just harder than you remember and you ask yourself, ‘why am I doing this?’.
If you’re just starting out running then this kind of thing tends to hit you after you’ve been diligent and on the money with your training for a few weeks. The malaise kicks in. So what are you going to do?
Giving up is not an option if you want to achieve your goals but luckily there are a handful of easy things you can do to bring the fun back into your running.
1. Be realistic about your goals2. Ditch the watch3. Slowly does it4. Keep looking forward5. Train your brain6. Enjoy overcoming the struggles7. Turn the streets into a game8. Find a way to win on every run9. Be your own benchmark10. Buddy up

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Running Tips: How to enjoy your runs more

We’ve all been there. You lace up your running shoes, step outside the door, start to run and it all feels wrong. Everything’s just harder than you remember and you ask yourself, ‘why am I doing this?’.

If you’re just starting out running then this kind of thing tends to hit you after you’ve been diligent and on the money with your training for a few weeks. The malaise kicks in. So what are you going to do?

Giving up is not an option if you want to achieve your goals but luckily there are a handful of easy things you can do to bring the fun back into your running.

1. Be realistic about your goals

2. Ditch the watch

3. Slowly does it

4. Keep looking forward

5. Train your brain

6. Enjoy overcoming the struggles

7. Turn the streets into a game

8. Find a way to win on every run

9. Be your own benchmark

10. Buddy up

Get more out of your running:

- More running tips and marathon training advice

- Advice for beginner runners

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