Let's Run!

Moov Editorial Team|January 29, 2023|5 min

Starting a running exercise program can seem daunting, but it is one of the best ways to improve your overall health. Running is a low-impact form of exercise that can help you lose weight, improve cardiovascular health, and boost your mood. In this blog post, we will discuss how MOOV can help you to start a running exercise program that is tailored to your needs and goals.

Set realistic goals

Before you start your running program, it's important to set realistic goals. At MOOV we will design an individualized program for you and help you stay motivated and on track as you progress. Your goals will be specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound.

Start slowly

It's important to start slowly when beginning a running program. This will help prevent injury and burnout. If you are new to running, start by walking for a few minutes and then gradually increase your running time. It's also important to listen to your body and take rest days as needed.

Mix up your routine

Mixing up your routine is an effective way to keep your running program interesting and challenging. This can include varying your route, adding in interval training, or trying different types of running such as hill running or trail running. 

Find a running buddy

Finding a running buddy can be a great way to stay motivated and accountable. Running with a another MOOVer can make your runs more enjoyable and help you push through the tough days.

Starting running for the first time can be scary, but it's a great way to improve your overall health. MOOV can help make you start and keep running by designing realistic goals, starting slowly, mixing up your routine, and finding a running buddy, you'll be well on your way to a successful running program. Remember to always listen to your expert MOOV Coach, your body and take rest days as needed. Happy MOOVing!