running uphill

Why Is It So Difficult to Start Running After a Break?

You know this feeling. You were in a running groove for a while, and it took nothing to lace up your shoes and head out for a run.

But then you took a break. It may have been an injury, a life event, work, or maybe you got tired of it.

Now, you’re ready to get back into it, but it’s so difficult. You can’t find the motivation you had before.

Going for a run seems like something that should be banned under the Geneva Convention, not something fun.

This is common, and every runner suffers from it.

Uphill Running Tips: Making Molehills Out of Mountains

Hills. Mention them, and people grin ear-to-ear, or they shudder visibly. Love them or hate them, you can’t deny the benefits of uphill running.

No matter your choice of running—trail or road—hills will help you take your fitness to the next level. From the benefits for your cardiovascular system to the strength gains, it’s time to stop ignoring those dreaded hills and take them head-on.