Lighten up your Friday with a few reasons to run

If you are one of those people, like me, that enjoys running for intrinsic reasons then this may not be much for you. For those of you interested in running but perhaps struggling with some good reasons to do so, I welcome you to this article from runnersworld.com. I personally like the idea of running for health, vitality, well-being and overall street relief. Enjoy! reason to run.jpg Photo credit to Runnersworld.com

Tips to help you run faster

As many avid runners have learned along the way, your form can do more than help you not look like a twerking-ostrich (as David Roche put it), it can actually increase your speed too. This one from trailrunnermag.com has 3 tips that will help you increase speed (and appearance too). In brief, work on 1. Short and soft strides, 2. Engaging your gluten and finally, 3. Flow back, don’t pull forward. Read the tips in full here. Enjoy!

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