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How to start running? | Running | Training | How To Begin |

The majority of the people want to start exercising but find it very difficult to begin. Athletics hour has compiled some tips that will guide you. Running offers a wide range of benefits for the human body. How to start running? Follow these simple steps.

  1. Start walking at a fast pace
  2. Keep on doing the same for some days
  3. Increase the pace when you descend a hill
  4. Walk slowly when you reach a hill
  5. From day 3 start to run for just 5 minutes and rest for 5 minutes. Don’t stand return back to walking fast. Do it four (4) times.
  6. When feeling lonely join or add a friend
  7. Take water along as a beginner
  8. Seek medical advice when you feel difficult to breath
  9. Run at least 3 – 4 times a week
  10. Repeat

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By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and the marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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