Running

Cardiovascular / Beginner

6 ratings

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 21K mi
    average distance
  • 160K mi
    best distance
  • 1K
    times logged
  • #1
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Running Distance

  • 22K mi
    average distance
  • 160K mi
    best distance
  • 830
    times logged
  • #1
    popularity rank

Average Male Running Distance

  • 21K mi
    average distance
  • 140K mi
    best distance
  • 227
    times logged
  • #1
    popularity rank

Average Female Running Distance

How to do Running:

Muscles Worked

Details

running is a cardiovascular exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hip flexors and hamstrings ...more

running is a cardiovascular exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hip flexors and hamstrings.

Learning proper running form is easy with the step by step running instructions, running tips, and the instructional running technique video on this page. running is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the running video, learn how to do the running, and then be sure and browse through the running workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Alleviate pressure on your lower back by acting as if you are "leading with your crotch" while running.

Variations

  1. Alternate speeds by jogging and then sprinting all out at top speed.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

6 Review

  • Wayne79
    about 6 years ago
    #

    Nothing beats a good run

  • chandrawilker
    about 6 years ago
    #

    love it

  • TylerS
    almost 6 years ago
    #

    Not my favorite, but it gets the job done :)

  • KarenPants
    about 5 years ago
    #

    Glad you included dynamic stretching instead of just static stretching. Makes a world of difference when reducing injuries before some of those super long runs!

  • louiedan
    over 4 years ago
    #

    Basic but really important

  • JohnOhman
    over 4 years ago
    #

    One of my least favorite exercises, but that's just me hating on cardio.

Tips

  1. Alleviate pressure on your lower back by acting as if you are "leading with your crotch" while running.

Variations

  1. Alternate speeds by jogging and then sprinting all out at top speed.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound