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4 Reasons You Should Get a Running Coach

Sometimes we all need a push in the right direction to stay committed to our goals. A running coach is a professional that can help you achieve your personal goals and even guide you in creating new ones.


The key roles of a trainer are:

· Nutritional Guidance

· Goal Setting

· Help you to create a routine

· Improve your running techniques


Most running coaches can help with your training in person, skype, email, or through an app. This means that you can factor in your level of comfort when it comes to training with someone new.


How Much Does a Running Coach Cost?

All running coaches have their own rate and can vary widely depending on where you are located, what platform they use, or if they are personally employed or employed through a larger company. The average cost of a Running coach is around $25 per month to $350 per month [1]




Improve Your Habits

A running coach is deeply knowledgeable in the proper running techniques. They will help to improve your habits to ensure that your risk of injury is as low as possible. They can also guide you to the proper footwear for your running style. Because they also specialize in habits that affect your running outside of the exercise itself, you can also expect to gain a diet that supports your exercise. They will help you identify your problem areas in the kitchen and create cleaner meal plans for you to follow.



Improve Your Schedule

A running coach will put you on a schedule that accommodates your lifestyle and helps to stay on track with your goals. In turn, this prevents the excuse of “having no time” because running will be on your calendar. A bonus is that you will no longer have to worry about whether you are over training or under training, a good coach will not allow you to do either.


Real Motivation

Staying motivated can be hard without a dedicated support group. With a running coach by your side, you will be guaranteed real human encouragement. A trainer is devoted to helping you achieve all your goals. They will provide you will unconditional support, ensuring that you never give up on yourself.


Source: Latter, Phil. “Finding an Online Running Coach.” Runner's World, Runner's World, 17 Sept. 2020, www.runnersworld.com/advanced/a20847445/finding-an-online-running-coach/.


Disclaimer: I’m not a fitness expert, medical doctor or registered dietician. This blog is solely to share my experiences in running, fitness and nutrition. In regards to your health, please do your own study and exploration. Everything I share here comes from personal experiences, knowledge gained from sources, and is based off my own lifestyle. If you are in need of specific advice in any of these areas, please contact your own health professional.

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