Thursday, May 28, 2009


Running minus the injury, stress, boredom -, Philippine News for Filipinos: "Your goal should always be to perform better, minus the injury. Running three to four times a week will allow your running muscles to have enough rest. Sufficient recovery will prepare your body to perform better on the next training schedule.

If there’s a race on Sunday, your last running schedule should have been on a Thursday or Friday morning to prepare your muscles. Cross-train on a Friday or Saturday by engaging in pool running, cycling, weight training or swimming.

Compete with yourself

Do you run to beat your own time or to win regardless of your goal time? Running is fulfilling because you can measure your performance and improvement based on your time and heart rate and how you feel during and after the activity.

However, if you measure your performance based on your rank, and you always aim to be the first one to cross the finish line, you will just allow yourself to have injuries."...

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