Welcome back for even more Top Marathon Training Tips and be sure to check out Part One if you missed out. Here are a few more tips for you first time marathon runners, or less experienced marathon runners, to help you avoid common mistakes and cross that finish line: [Read more…]
Signing up for a race is a great motivator to ensure you stick to your fitness goals. Having that set goal with a specific date in mind helps you to stay on track, especially when you know that day is quickly approaching. Completing a full marathon can be quite the accomplishment when it comes to races, yet if this is your first race it may not be such a good idea to start out straight at the top.
If this is your first race, try starting by running a 5K with these tips; then build your way up to a 10K, a half and then the full marathon. Yet if this is not your first race and you feel you are ready to tackle that full marathon goal, we want to help you accomplish that goal and have the most successful marathon race possible.
Finding a training plan and sticking to it is only half the battle, there are certain tips that may help you prep for the big day. So when we came across Shape Magazine’s Top 25 Marathon Training Tips we knew this was something we had to share with our NordicTrack treadmill runners who may be thinking of signing up for their own marathon.
We tried narrowing down the 25 to the ones we felt were most important, yet even then had a hard time combining them all into one post. So here is Part One of the Top Marathon Training Tips to help you “avoid common marathon running mistakes and fly across that finish line”: [Read more…]