How to Start Running: Three Things to Consider Before You Begin

Whether it’s a leisurely jog or a quick race, running can be great exercise.

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week. That’s less than thirty minutes per day, five times per week! Moderate exercise can improve blood circulation, prevent bone loss, and help manage stress.

Running doesn’t require a lot of specialized equipment – just some really good shoes. Want to hit the pavement? Here are some tips to help you start running in a healthy way. Read more