In this video, we will give you some advice for starting your running training on the right foot.
Take a look at the rest of the videos in our Running program for more helpful advice!
Discover how to plan your training and how to adopt a healthy and regular running training routine by watching this short tutorial. This video is suitable to people who are starting to run for the first time, as well as to those who are returning to running after a break.
In this video, you are going to learn how to begin or restart your running training. Here is some advice to help you stay in shape and boost your well-being.
First of all, we are going to look at how to plan your training, then how to adopt a regular and gradual routine.
Firstly, planning your training.
Put together a kit that is specially suited to running: T-shirt or jersey for the top part of your body, shorts or sports trousers for the lower part.
Choose your shoes carefully, according to your build and your stride.
It is important to motivate yourself by planning achievable goals.
Choose a route for reference: this will enable you to evaluate your progress and to see if your speed increases.
Plan to train for ten to fifteen minutes, twice a week.
You will be able to gradually increase this length over time.
The best times of the day to run are in the morning or in the evening, times which are far away from mealtimes
Secondly, adopt a regular and progressive routine.
Start your training with a warm-up to get your muscles ready for exercise.
Try running at different speeds so that you find your best pace.
When you have found a pace that allows you to run for several minutes without being tired, try to maintain it for ten minutes.
The goal is to keep training for the duration and to recover well afterwards.
Walk to help you recover after your run.
To stay motivated, you can run with a partner
You now know how to begin or restart your running training. Over to you!