Looking for a magic pill to increase your running stamina? then you are going on the wrong track. Running stamina means a power inside your that makes challenging distance easy but here is a question how?
If you are following my articles then you’ve read that the first time I was able to run only 400 meters (approx) and I was about to die because I was a smoker, alcoholic, and having a poor diet at that time.
So in this blog, I am going to share my personal experience and tested methods to increase the running methods.
7 Methods to Improve Running Stamina
First, you need to understand there are no instant fixes to improve running stamina, it generally takes time around 20 to 30 days to get a good form then your hard work, diet, and practice matter.
1 Self Commitment
If you are really serious then you have to commit yourself and prepare a goal for yourself. Your dedication is required, you should be the only motivation for you. Nobody is coming for your either you lose or win, you will be the only one who will enjoy your journey in the end.
2 Train Consistently
To increase your running capacity and improve your endurance to run fast and long, you need to train yourself constantly because consistent training will help you to build your aerobic base and increase your capacity and strengthen your body muscles (especially legs). Don’t overpush yourself start easy, go slowly, and try to be consistent only
3. Long Run & Slowly
Don’t compare with others and their speed, No need to worry if you run slowly or at a normal pace, this is not your priority, your priority should be long run and for this, you have to go slowly and only just focus on covering the running distance with speed flow. Try to increase your run distance 400 meters to 1 km in every run without keeping pace in your mind and see the results.
4 Decrease rest time and training intervals
Always try to take short rest time between your training and focus more on consistent speed while running. don’t push hard and listen to your legs.
5 Try Sprint Training
Sprint training is a type of high-intensity training used in many sports like running to help boost stamina and speed. It’ll help you to test your stamina and speed but always have sprint training separately.
6 Take help of treadmill if you can
you can use the treadmill at home or in the gym to practice for long-distance through treadmill you can monitor your speed and distance and then you can calculate the efforts you’re required to meet your results
7 Diet for Increasing Running Stamina
Include the following foods in your diet that will help you to increase your running stamina.
- Citrus Fruits
- Peanut Butter