I know you love running as much as I love running too. It really feels good to enjoy the adrenaline rush once you’re able to achieve your own milestones. Another thing that brightens up any running session is seeing your favorite landmarks. However, running is not for everyone especially those who have certain conditions such a plantar fasciitis.
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At the first place, there are people who don’t consider running as fun especially if it means attempting a non-stop session. Not surprising though; your body will need a few adjustments before you can finally run nonstop for 15 minutes Andrea. You must need to do a series of regular exercise paired with a little running before you can do it.
I know you love running as much as I love it too; that’s why I wrote this article to provide you relevant information about this field. For starters, here are several exercises that you should try before trying to run nonstop. These are important activities that prepares you and at the same time increases your stamina to stay on track for longer.
Despite the name, you don’t need to literally go to the mountains. This exercise is named after the position a certain person does when he’s climbing a steep inclined ground like a mountain, hence the mountain climbing. This is a very effective way of increasing your strength for running longer.
Start by doing the basic push up position. Now put your right leg in; you can also use your left leg depending on your choice. The point here is to imagine as if you are climbing a real mountain; only that you are in a plain ground. After bringing your right knee in, extend it and repeat the same action using your left knee.
A few years ago, planking has become a viral craze. Despite such popularity, only a few people know this exercise can help build strength to endure a long run. To do this, you have to begin with the push-up position in any plain and stable surface. Now lower yourself after bending your elbows. Now maintain this position for as long as you can.
This may look like a simple exercise but this is something that significantly enhances your endurance for nonstop running. To do this exercise, start by standing tall and spreading your feet a little bit. Now slowly lower your body to the lowest point that you can. After about 3 seconds, return to your original position. Now do three 10-repitions. The interval between each of the three repetitions is up to you but the recommended one is about 5 to 10 minutes.
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Best shoes for plantar fasciitis
I know you love running as much as I liked it too – with real passion. But there are times when fate somewhat tests our loyalty to such sports. One great example is having plantar fasciitis – a certain heel pain.
So, when you are looking for shoes that serves you well when you have this condition, you might want to consider these factors:
Better shock absorption
Assess whether a particular shoe has a satisfactory shock absorber. By that, you can ensure that you get the heel support that you deserve.
One of the top priority when choosing shoes is good cushioning. Cushion is the number one catalyst for comfort; this is something that you really need when you have that kind of condition. Cushioning can also assist the shock absorber by serving as the first layer that catches your entire feet once you press it on the ground.
You must also inquire whether the shoes you want to buy have an arch support. It must also have a firm ankle.
As I emphasize multiple times, I know you love running as much as I love running too. I hope that this article has helped you greatly in terms of starting an active lifestyle through running.