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8 Biggest Mistakes People Make While Running

 "Because... Everything seems so much better after a good run."

Only those who value a 'run' can totally understand the real essence of this quote. You might be the one. 
Running enhances the both physical and mental good health. Despite being a major part of international sports, running has been a vital part of daily work out. Here are a few common mistakes people make while running. Quorans who are a regular runner for more than five years are sharing their experience. 

8 Biggest Mistakes People Make While Running

8 Biggest Mistakes People Make While Running

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1. Increasing speed and distance at the same time.

1. Increasing speed and distance at the same time.

This may create risks of running injuries. Most of the beginners make such mistake.

2. Running is all the exercise.

2. Running is all the exercise.

Most of the people think running is all the exercise and it is the only way to improve running. But experts say a runner should also undertake stretching/strengthening exercises regularly.

3. Right pair of shoes.

3. Right pair of shoes.

Do not go for the brand and buy the shoes that fit you best. Purchase the shoes from the store that specializes in running. Remember to change the pair of shoes in every six months.

4. Lack of endurance

4. Lack of endurance

Most commonly, runners focus themselves on the speed. That may result in burnout. It's better to set the goals to increase the speed gradually.

5. Proper posture

5. Proper posture

Do not pressurize your heels while running. Focus on the front of your feet for a steady run.

6. Breathing

6. Breathing

Most often novice runners forget to breathe when they start running. So they get tired soon. When you begin to run, focus on the proper breathe. Keep taking deeper breaths while running.

7. Running daily.

7. Running daily.

A good runner does not run daily. Taking days off, proper rest and exercise are important.

8. After run

8. After run

Many people ignore the post-run activity. Using a foam roller to stretch after run gives you a big benefit.

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