Plymouth Active Running Festival


Tips to get started on your running journey

  • Start small
  • Start slow
  • Set realistic goals
  • Keep track of your progress
  • Warm up
  • Cool down
  • Eat well and stay hydrated
  • Mix things up to stay motivated
  • Wear the right clothing
  • See what works for you

What should I be eating?

Pre Run

Refined Carbs
  • Porridge
  • Banana
  • Toast
  • Bagel

Post Run

Complex Carb
  • Cake
  • Flapjack
  • Protein based drink
  • Fruit
  • Cottage cheese

During Run

  • Water or isotonic Drinks

Tips for staying motivated 

  • Set Clear Goals
  • Create Schedule
  • Mix Up Workout
  • Reward Yourself
  • Track Progress
  • Find a Running Buddy
  • Visualise Success
  • Music or Podcast
  • Stay Positive
  • Remind Yourself Why

Ricky’s Top Tips

Video 1 – Introduction
Video 2 – Training Plans
Video 3 – Following a schedule

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