How to Avoid Runner Burnout

Mistakes to avoid as a runner.

Felicia Atkinson
Jun 10, 2020 · 3 min read
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Enjoy rest days. They’re a vital part of training and crucial to your success.

Be conscious of your weekly mileage. Don’t overwork your body by running yourself into the ground.

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Change your scenery. It’s amazing how a change of pace can enhance your mental state.

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If you grow to enjoy taking a rest day every once in a while and commit to cross-training in place of increased mileage, you will not succumb to runner burnout.

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Felicia Atkinson

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College grad with a degree in Psychology. Health fanatic and recipe creator: veganandplants.com

Runner's Life

Runner's Life is a publication for advice and stories from the intersection of running and life. By runners, for runners.

Felicia Atkinson

Written by

College grad with a degree in Psychology. Health fanatic and recipe creator: veganandplants.com

Runner's Life

Runner's Life is a publication for advice and stories from the intersection of running and life. By runners, for runners.

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