>Running 101>overtraining even though im a new runner??
I've really never heard this before. I started running in January 2005 and ran my first marathon in October 2005 ... I've heard that if you follow the 10% rule, you'll be fine
That is why many seasoned runners discourage new runners from running marathons within their first year.
Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don't so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head." - Joe Henderson
Muscles tear and repair, tendons and ligaments will only adapt to your running program over time. Slowly. That is why many seasoned runners discourage new runners from running marathons within their first year.
Rest days are just as important as training days. If you don't take them, you risk injury. It's really that simple.
shonan marathon, girl
next race SHONAN MARATHON nov 3rd, 2012, OSAKA MARATHON nov 25th, i am aiming for nyc!