I almost logged 800 miles in 8 months, then took a break. Not sure why? But it happened. For a month, I fought hard to go back on track but found difficult to get back my passion. It took me some time to realize where I went wrong. Thankfully, Now that I am back to my running streak and about to reach my goal of 1000 miles this year, I could not stop myself from blogging it on fit Indian run.
What it takes to start running again after a long break? Whether you've taken an extended break from running because of an injury, a busy schedule, or lack of motivation, here are some tips on how to ease back into running. If you've only been sidelined from running for a short period of time, such as a week or two, and don't feel like you should be completely starting over, these tips will help in coming back from a running break.
- Join a running group.
- Follow a training schedule
- Take a walk break but don't stop
- Register for a race
- Go to your favorite places to run
- Cross train to build fitness
- Avoid doing too much too soon
- Don't get discouraged