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How To Choose the Best Running Shoe For 5k Training

What is the best running shoe for you? Did you know that the way your foot lands and pushes off the ground has a huge effect on the type of running shoes you need to wear? If you have any preconceived ideas as to which colour or design of footwear you’d like, you should leave them at home. Sure you’re going to have some say as to the colour or make you buy, but ultimately your decision should be based on which pair provides the right kind of support, comfort and fit for you. You can expect to pay a lot of money on buying the best running shoe for you and generally speaking (although not always) the more you spend, the better quality you’ll get. However they will be the biggest expense you’ll have and so it is worth the money if you can afford it. Here are the factors you’ll need to consider. I’ve…

5K Training – Going Solo Or Hiring An Expert?

If you’re thinking of taking up running or specifically starting a 5k training regime, wouldyou be better going it alone or could you benefit from hiring the services of a coach or personal trainer? It’s common these days for people to hire experts to help them to achieve certain goals or hobbies they would like to pursue. Tennis, Basketball and Swimming coaches are just some of the professionals many use to speed up progress and stay motivated. Learning to run is no different. Here are some of the benefits you’ll notice if you hire a coach to help you with your 5k training: – Motivation A good running coach will ensure that you are motivated and making progress. Statistics show beyond doubt that once we make appointments, there is always a greater pressure to be on time, work harder or simply turn up and this will ensure that your 5k training gets…