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===Running Properly===
 
===Running Properly===
 
#Start small. Before you start running every day, you should establish a base level of fitness. Running is great for you, but it is physically punishing, and it can wreak havoc upon your body if you aren't ready. If you start running with no prior exercise habits, you risk hurting yourself before you get into the swing of a routine.[[Image:Get-Better-at-Running-Step-12.jpg|center]]
 
#Start small. Before you start running every day, you should establish a base level of fitness. Running is great for you, but it is physically punishing, and it can wreak havoc upon your body if you aren't ready. If you start running with no prior exercise habits, you risk hurting yourself before you get into the swing of a routine.[[Image:Get-Better-at-Running-Step-12.jpg|center]]
#*Consider starting with daily walks and progressing gradually into running. Consider hiking, swimming, or dancing--anything that gets you out the door and moving, regularly.
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#*Consider starting with daily walks and progressing gradually into running. Consider hiking, swimming, or dancing--anything that gets you out the door and moving, regularly.
 
#Warm up for five to ten minutes before each run. You should always do this--but it is especially crucial when you're first starting out, as your muscles are unused to the stress of running. [[Supplement Your Stretching Routine With Dynamic Stretching|Try dynamic stretches]].[[Image:Start Running Step 2 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Warm up for five to ten minutes before each run. You should always do this--but it is especially crucial when you're first starting out, as your muscles are unused to the stress of running. [[Supplement Your Stretching Routine With Dynamic Stretching|Try dynamic stretches]].[[Image:Start Running Step 2 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#*Traditional, static stretches (touch your toes and hold the pose) are most effective when they follow a period of activity. Save the static stretches for after you run.<ref>https://ift.tt/2D5qU3D>
 
#*Traditional, static stretches (touch your toes and hold the pose) are most effective when they follow a period of activity. Save the static stretches for after you run.<ref>https://ift.tt/2D5qU3D>
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#*Keep your water cold, if you can. The colder it is, the more quickly it will be absorbed into your system.<ref>https://ift.tt/2sbFODd>
 
#*Keep your water cold, if you can. The colder it is, the more quickly it will be absorbed into your system.<ref>https://ift.tt/2sbFODd>
 
#Cool down. At the end of your run, downshift to a jog, then a walk. Breathe deeply and slowly. Your heart should be beating near its resting rate by the time you stop.[[Image:Start Running Step 30.jpg|center]]
 
#Cool down. At the end of your run, downshift to a jog, then a walk. Breathe deeply and slowly. Your heart should be beating near its resting rate by the time you stop.[[Image:Start Running Step 30.jpg|center]]
#*Take time to stretch and breathe. Ease out of the run.e You may cramp if you sit down immediately.
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#*Take time to stretch and breathe. Ease out of the run.e You may cramp if you sit down immediately.
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