Farewell Winter and…..Spring is finally here. The time has changed and with it comes longer evenings and more time to get outside and get fresh. This is definitely one of my favorite times of the year to enjoy running, feel rejuvenated and set some new goals. So don’t worry if some “new years resolutions” have gone by way side, start a fresh with spring and use it as a new beginning. Our mind set changes during spring and we tend to make more time to get out and exercise and also we are happy to do it!! Getting out in the fresh air is no longer a chore but an exciting adventure.
Its time to get outside and reap the benefits. Longer days = longer smiles:)
So here are some tips to enhance your workouts during the spring:
If you’ve spent the Winter running indoors on a treadmill, take a little time to acclimate your body to outdoor running. Running outside can be harder than running on a treadmill, since you don’t have a predictable surface area or the assistance of a treadmill belt pulling your legs as you run. Your transition to running outdoors should be gradual and take it easy and enjoy whats around you.
My Mum and my Granny used to always say “April showers bring April flowers”!-so enjoy the flowers!! Don’t let Spring showers deter you or put you off when you need to get out and enjoy the fresh air. I always find that if you plan accordingly, its all good. Sometimes if its slick on the surface tread a little lighter and slower and be mindful of the surface ahead. Wear the right waterproof gear to make sure that you don’t get […]