5 Tips For Simplifying Your Running

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Jan. 14, 2014
  • Updated Jan. 14, 2014 at 12:18 PM UTC
Sometimes it's best to simplify things when it comes to running. Photo:

2. Seek To Establish Routines In All Things

Make running a priority in your life and try to standardize as much as possible. If your work calendar fills up quickly, block out non-negotiable time in it for your runs. “Make a date” with yourself daily for your workouts. And in terms of preparing for your runs, the more you can follow a routine, the less you’ll have to worry. For example set up an easy system for washing and storing all your running clothes and gear so that you’re not constantly looking for what to wear in the darkness of your closet.

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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