Mankato Marathon Staying on Track with your Training

It seemed like a good idea when I signed up: Staying on track with your training

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a first-time runner, training for an upcoming race can be difficult both physically and mentally. In fact, it’s pretty common to have the excitement wear off and for you to have to remind yourself why you ever wanted to complete this race in the first place. The good news is there are plenty of ways to stay motivated and to get to the finish line. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track with your training:

Mankato Marathon Tips to Keep You Hydrated

Many athletes get so caught up in their activity, they simply forget to drink water and stay hydrated. Remember, the amount of fluid you need will vary.

Mankato Marathon Exercise Daily and Raise a Family 2

You know you are supposed to exercise every day. You want to exercise every day. But you have a family and children — children who are involved in activities and events after school, in the evenings and on weekends. How could you possibly fit it all in?

Mankato Marathon Running in the Sun

In Minnesota, and other parts of the country where winter seems to drag on forever, spring and summer are exciting seasons. The air becomes warmer, the sun gets brighter and outdoor activities are frequent. Naturally, your skin’s exposure to the sun increases during this time of year, which results in a greater risk of skin damage, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.

Mankato Marathon Tips for Success

It’s said that a body in motion stays in motion, and a body at rest stays at rest.

But it doesn’t have to.


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