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So you’ve made the decision and want to start running on a regular basis? That’s awesome, if done right you’ll love your new hobby for years to come. If you’re not yet sure if running is for you, maybe some posts of the Inspiration section might clear things up.

So welcome to the club of runners 🙂 I know from personal experience that the start of something new is always the hardest part. That’s why I try to give you tips to make it as easy as possible for you to get going. I’ve collected some posts on this topic below:

How To Start Running: Your First Week
How To Not Get Bored When Running Alone
The Way To Your First 5K

If you were a runner before and wanna go back to a regular running habit, check out this post:

7 Tips To Get Back Running After The Winter Slump

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In my opinion your main focus in the beginning should be to familiarize your body with regular exercise. It’s great to be motivated but the first weeks you need to build your training volume slowly and have an eye on injury prevention. I recommend you to read this article carefully:

10 Secrets That Help You Prevent Injuries

Running for me is not just running. The more you run the more you need to be careful about nutrition, stretching or getting enough sleep. As you increase your mileage this post might be helpful:

10 Habits You Should Consider As A Runner

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Are your training for your first or next big run and got injured in the process? Happened to me as well. Here's how to deal with a common running injury.

I just love running. That's why in 2018 it's my 10 year anniversary in this great sport. I've learned and tried so much along this great journey. Here's a list of 101 things you should do in your running year that I gathered in the past decade of running. Have fun!

You might know why you got running shoes and started running. But why do humans run in general and why is it so popular? This posts provides some answers.

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In this guest post ultra runner Giles Thurston presents his insights on some essential gear ultra runners have to look out for. If you're new to the sport and looking for some equipment advice, this is your guide!

Spring finally arrived with clear skies and warm temperatures. Running season is in full swing now. In April I did my first race as a form check and am starting the last training block before my first ever 100k race in July. Read my March & April running update here.

This is not just a regular review of the Boston Marathon 2018 race. Rather than just giving you a recap of what happened on race day, I dug a bit deeper into the Boston Marathon results data and performed some analysis on the data of all 25,000+ finishers. Check out what I learned.

Are you afraid of getting too old for endurance running? Think again! Running is one of the sports you can do for decades at a very high level. So no need to rush into anything. Check out this article to learn why you never get too old to go for a run.