How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide

Want to start a running habit but have no idea where to start? We’ve got you covered. This collection contains everything you need to know to start running and actually enjoy it, including simple training programs for absolute beginners, what to eat, how to stretch, and inspiration to keep you going. 

How to Feed a Runner

Jen A. Miller • The New York Times

For runners, food is more than simple nutrition — food is fuel. What and when should you eat before, during and after your runs? What should you drink and how much? When you are training for a long race — 10K or more — you are going to have to change how you eat; we’ll show you how to make those changes.

The Best Running Gear

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We spent more than 90 hours researching and testing running gear and enlisted the help of a current collegiate track coach (and former podiatrist), a former Runner’s World editor, and several of the most passionate runners on our staff to help us find the best gear to get you up and running.

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