How often should you train?
Minimum 3 times a week
Build up your mileage each week with a goal of a 10 mile run. Make sure to take a day of rest after a long training run.
One long run a week
2-3 short runs a week of 3 miles
Find a training plan that works for you. Stick with it.
Remember that nutrition plays a large part in running. Choose a healthy diet or protein and carbs.
Setting the goal
Pick a race and set the date . Make sure you give yourself enough time to train. It should be at least 4 months away.
Biggest Tips For Successful Training
Find a knowledgable running store and get fitted for good shoes.
Train with a plan.
Hydration and nutrition.
Cross Training: Incorporate other workouts