If you’re new around these parts, in which case a huge welcome, let me explain that as someone who grew up with severe Asthma, I’m not a natural runner and came to running late in life.
In the beginning i did not love running. In fact, a lot of the time, I did not even like running (it exacerbated my Asthma and left me out of breath!) which is why I recommend walking for anyone who’s never really exercised before.
But over time i did go from learning how to run, to loving running.
I’ve gone from running (or slow jogging) 7km in one hour, to running 5km in 27 minutes.
That’s a significant improvement so, after just over two years of running, I’ve got some handy tips to share about running for beginners over 40.
Running at any age, and especially running for beginners over 40, takes perseverance so first let’s get motivated by considering the benefits of running. [Read more…] about Running for Beginners Over 40