News - 28th August 2023

Your path to fitness and fun!

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Guest article written by Brooks.


Running offers a simple yet powerful way to improve your fitness and wellbeing. If you’re a beginner looking to start your running journey, or just wanting some vital tips to improve your running experience, here are five essential tips to running.


  1. Start Slow, Increase Gradually: Listen to your body and begin with a steady approach. Mix walking and jogging, gradually increasing time and distance to prevent injuries.
  2. Invest in Quality Running Shoes: Proper footwear is crucial for comfort and injury prevention. Get fitted for quality running shoes at your local The Athlete’s Foot store.
  3. Warm Up and Cool Down: Prioritise dynamic stretches before the run and static stretches after to avoid strains and promote recovery.
  4. Set Realistic Goals: Stay motivated with achievable milestones that align with your fitness level, celebrating your progress along the way.
  5. Mix It Up and Have Fun: Explore new routes, run with friends or family, and add variety with interval training or cross-training activities.


With these essential tips, you’re set to enjoy the benefits of running. Stay consistent, be patient, and savour the joy of each step you take. Run Happy!



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