Running is hands down the best habit I have built
Running teaches you a lot of things; chief among them is that the only limit is YOU. There’s no random in running: if you work hard and go miles, you’ll see results.
Running is a gift and the best habit someone should build in my opinion. Not sure about the exact definition of meditation but when I run, I let my mind wander and I feel liberated as a result, something people sometimes refer to as a runner high or perhaps a form of meditation.
If you want to take your running to the next level and start enjoying racing, you gotta work on three main skills:
- Endurance: go for long runs, not fast but long
- Strength: do hills, build muscles such as hips and back, cross train
- Speed: intervals, fast ones
You’ll be surprised how fast you progress if you put in the hard work.
Running is also a lifestyle, it will teach you discipline and how to achieve goals, things that can benefit all aspects of your life.
Alright, time to go for a run!