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Digital Subscriptions > Women’s Running > August 2019 > start runninstart running today!

start runninstart running today!

Got a pair of trainers? Great! then welcome to our tribe. Get fit and feel great with our easy guide to starting out. With just a few pieces of essential kit, and a super simple routine to kick you of , we’re with you every step of the way. Come and run with us!

Before you set off

Running is one of the simplest things you can do to dramatically improve your health, but preparation is key for a happy first run. Before you know it, you’ll be hooked…

1Fuel

Ensure you’ve eaten a small meal or snack roughly two hours before you head out, so that you’re adequately fuelled, and keep hydrated during the day before and after you run by regularly sipping water. Make sure your food option includes complex, slow-releasing carbohydrate, for all the energy you’re going to need. Great options include:

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Women’s Running is the community for women who love to run. Each issue is packed with essential advice on training, nutrition and kit, alongside inspirational real-life runners’ stories. Whether you’re considering your first ever run, or you regularly take part in races, Women’s Running will help you run better. Running is about more than just putting one foot in front of the other: it’s about who we are.