- Love your warmup: Whether you're going a short or long distance, warming up is necessary for a safe and injury-free run. Get your heart jumping with a series of jumping jacks, a quick power walk, or this five-move dynamic warmup. Just a little cardio will make a world of difference.
- Fuel your body right: Overloading on a huge meal right before a run is going to make the whole experience a struggle. Choosing the right pre-workout snack puts you on the right track for a great run.
- Pick a solid pace: Kicking things off too quickly will lead you to burn out fast as well. Don't be afraid to start a little slower, or try out a running playlist to help you keep a steady pace. This 5K mix is perfect for a nine-minute mile or this half-hour running playlist will help you run three miles.
How do you take care of yourself to make sure you have the best run possible?
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