Thursday, June 30, 2011

Barefoot Running University » Run for Fun: A Running Plan for the Rest of Us

I've been meaning to write about something like this but Jason absolutely nailed it.

I've been running for fun for a while.
If I don't feel like it, I don't go. If I feel good, I just keep on running Forrest Gump Style.

If running is painful, that's OK as long as you are having fun with it and you aren't injured.

For those of you just starting out with C25K or similar plans, use them if it works. My advice is to just go out have fun and run when your body tells you that you can. You will be up to 5K in no time at all. Hell enter a race anyway and walk if you need to but run it with a good friend to share the experience.

Cheers.

Barefoot Running University » Run for Fun: A Running Plan for the Rest of Us

2 comments:

  1. I hate running... I tell people I run when being chased and if I can lay down and play dead I will do that instead. Now with the said I WANT to be able to enjoy running. I am going to take your advice and try a barefoot run because my knees ache so bad when I run... hoping you have a convert on your hands!

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  2. Go with Keith some time when you are camping. Do a little reading on barefoot technique at either barefootrunninguniversity.com or http://trainingclinic.vivobarefoot.com/step-by-step

    Make sure you learn the difference between injury and OK hurt.

    good luck.

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