If you're in the midst of training right now, or thinking about running a race, there are a few strategies you should keep in mind. For starters, you definitely need a training plan to be optimally prepared for whatever distance you plan to run, says Natalie Johnson, a NASM-certified trainer and running coach. Once you have a plan, then you just have to follow it — but even that can be challenging.
Budget Gym Kit That Looks Way More Expensive Than It Really Is
Getting yourself to the gym can be expensive. From the "cheap" membership deals that turn out to be not so cheap, to the crisps you have to buy midway