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Just Started Running and Not Sure What to Do?

You just started running and are trying to master the basics. But you have a problem – the same problem every beginner runner has – you don’t know what you don’t know. And here’s the truth, what you don’t know can hurt you. I want to prevent you from falling into the pitfalls many beginning runners fall into.

You might have questions like:

  • What can running do for me?
  • Do I have to run fast to be considered a “real” runner?
  • What is proper training and why is it necessary?
  • What is a realistic running schedule I can use to go from no activity to running a 5k or a half marathon?
  • What are warm ups, cool downs, and speed-work, and why should I do them?

I’ve got you covered. Here are some stellar resources that will give you everything you need to get started.

Already Running & Want to Avoid Injury & Get Faster

You’ve been running for some time, you’ve been injured, you’ve run some races and even established personal bests in a variety of distances. Now you want to take your running to the next level. You want to prevent injury, increase your mileage, get faster and set new personal bests.

You might have questions like:

  • How do I prevent injury?
  • How can I increase mileage safely?
  • How can I keep running even in my 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond?
  • What’s a reliable training regimen to increase speed?
  • What strategies can I use on race day?

I’ve got you covered. Here are some stellar resources that will give you everything you need to get started.

Want to Make Running a Meditation Practice?

Running is more than putting one foot in front of the other. It is your meditation, your sanctuary, your companion, your challenge. Being conscious is more than being awake. It is running the roads, tracks and trails feeling alive and connected throughout every pore in your body. It is feeling content and at peace with every stride. It is intentionally doing those things that keep you healthy and strong. It is running in the moment and awakening to the experience. Runs go by more quickly, injury becomes more avoidable and an inexplicable peace pervades.

You might have questions like:

  • How do I make running a meditation practice?
  • How do I run more mindfully?
  • How do I incorporate more spirituality into my running?
  • How do I get stronger and faster and feel good while doing it?

I’ve got you covered. Here are some stellar resources that will give you everything you need to get started.

Soul Sessions with Lisah and Julia

Soul sessions with Lisah and Julia is a monthly series on The Conscious Runner Podcast where Julia and I share honestly and openly about our running, ourselves and our lives.

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