In case you can’t tell, we’re big fans around here at Wild Trails of getting active and getting outside! One of the best ways to do both is through running, but it’s important to know a few tips to stay safe and healthy after you lace up those shoes. Recently a member of our Chattanooga community, Jen, shared this article with us in hopes of raising awareness of running safety in our area. Click the “Read More” link below to read the entire article.
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Running is probably the easiest form of exercise for beginners to get into. Some of the benefits of running include burning calories, building stamina and endurance and even improve overall health.
The history of competitive running dates back to the Tailteann Games; held in Ireland in 1829 BCE. The first Olympic Games including running was more than 1,000 years later in 776 BCE.
Under most conditions, people have the ability to run. You don’t need to be rich to enjoy the benefits of running, you just have to get outside and take the first step. Before you can understand the health benefits of running, you first need to know how to start running…[READ MORE]