Tips for beginning joggers/runners?

4 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
118 Posts
May 3, 2013 2:05am
via Android

Does anyone have any tips for someone who is trying to start jogging/running but can't seem to stay at it very long before having to start fast walking? What can I do to be able to last longer? And how long should it take before I'm able to jog the entire time? Help!!

03 May
03 May
First off, jogging everyday helps; but for the first weak you should do like 10 minutes everyday. (Jog 5 minutes one way and then return). For week 2, jog like 12-15 minutes total everyday. Week 3 - stay @ 15 min each day, and week 4. 15-20 min each day. After the first month, you're lungs will be able to breathe easier while running, your jog will have turned to a run (even if its a slow run) and your running will feel more natural
03 May
Thanx kyle tht helps me too, because i needed sum advice on running also.
Image_thumb
1 Post
May 3, 2013 7:26am
via Android

don't jog, run! i know that may sound some what unhelpful but you really are better off with intervals of running/fast walk than jogging for an extended period.

best place to start is imo a c25k app something like the one from run double, it's nice being able to track your progress, it'll ease you into the whole thing and as long as you stick with it you'll be covering 5k in no time.

need any help, questions answered or extra motivation just shout :)

Image_thumb
118 Posts
May 3, 2013 10:15am
via Android

Thanks Kyle! I'll try anything..I've always wanted to b a runner! Appreciate the help

Image_thumb
118 Posts
May 3, 2013 10:18am
via Android

Thanks Peter! I guess what I do is more of a run but I usually have to slow down to a jog then stop all together and walk fast. It's frustrating but I'm gonna try to keep at it! Thanks for the tips!

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,234 topics, 38,259 posts

Motivation & Support

8,518 topics, 41,724 posts

App Updates

15 topics, 49 posts

Ask the Pros

724 topics, 1,845 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,896 topics, 12,164 posts

Trainer Tools

10 topics, 36 posts

Featured Training Programs

Abdominal Foundation II

Abdominal Foundation II

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Functional Fitness 1.0

Functional Fitness 1.0

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Yoga Meditation

Yoga Meditation

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Back  
Body Kickstart

Body Kickstart

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 18 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench, Jump Rope
Step It Up

Step It Up

Casual Ic_time_32x32 20 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Box or Step
Core Smashing Delight

Core Smashing Delight

Intense Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Core  
All In The Legs

All In The Legs

Intense Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Lower Body  
Friends Forever

Friends Forever

Casual Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Core