Question: How long should I jog if Im just starting?

Aim for a max of 20–30 minutes of total running time per workout to begin with, keeping the pace light and easy. During the first month of running, your most important goal should be to avoid overreaching while you become accustomed to the effort.

How long should a beginner jog?

Beginning runners should start with two to four runs per week at about 20 to 30 minutes (or roughly 2 to 4 miles) per run. You may have heard of the 10 Percent Rule, but a better way to increase your mileage is to run more every second week. This will help your body adapt to your new hobby so you dont get hurt.

What is the correct jogging technique?

JoggingWhile jogging, maintain good posture, engage your core, and gaze forward.Avoid tilting your head down and slumping your shoulders.Broaden your chest, and keep it lifted as you draw your shoulders down and back.Keep your hands loose, and use a relaxed arm swing. •Jan 27, 2020

Is running better than gym?

Running helps you burn more calories, but weight training has the capability of supporting your weight loss efforts. As we know that in order to lose weight, you have to burn as many calories as you can and calories are burnt either by performing exercises or by doing your daily work.

What if I jog 30 minutes a day?

If you keep your run to 30 minutes, youre very unlikely to overstretch or overuse your muscles. That means a much lower risk of injury. As long as you take the usual stretching and cool-down measures to recover properly, your body will feel readier and more refreshed when it comes to your next long run.

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