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How to know when you’re not a “new” runner anymore.

Screen Shot 2015-03-09 at 8.10.11 AMThere comes a time in each serious runner’s life when just going out and running stops yielding the fitness gains we’ve had in the past.

Here’s what to do¬†when you need to go from “just running” to serious training.

I did this in 2012 after having “just been running” for five years. I thought I was training, but looking back that is incorrect. I had loose ideas, but that was not real training.

Those five years were necessary for me to get a solid base of running, and now I’m building quality training on top of that foundation.