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Why Hire A Running Coach

Guest Post via Running For Wellness

Have you ever considered working with a certified running coach? Whether you are an experienced runner trying to improve your performance or a brand new runner who wants to get started in a healthy way, working with a running coach can be very beneficial!  Here are a few reasons why you should hire a running coach.

1. Reach your Running Goals in a Safe and Healthy Way

A coach can help you to improve your overall performance and reach your running goals in a safe and healthy way. Run coaches are trained specifically on techniques to help runners improve their performance. That includes methods to increase pace, increase run length, and fuel and hydrate properly in a way that minimizes your risk for injury. 

2. Motivation and Support

A running coach can be a great source of motivation and support! As your coach, we want to see you succeed and reach your goals! When you are trying to commit to a training program over a long period of time, it can be hard to stay committed by yourself. A running coach can keep you accountable and be the cheerleader you need to complete your workouts. A running coach can pick you up after a training disappointment and celebrate with you after you crush a new goal! Being there to support you through the process is one of our favorite parts of being run coaches!

3. Guidance and Advice

If you’re just starting out, you probably have a lot of questions and are looking for some general guidance. A running coach can help you with everything from how to find a good pair of running shoes to what to expect at your first race. A coach can help put your mind at ease so that you can just focus on your runs!

4. Working with a Running Coach can take your Running Performance to the Next Level

No matter how long you have been running, working with a running coach can elevate your running performance to the next level. If you have been using the same techniques and getting the same results for a long time, it might be time to look into whether a coach can help you improve your performance. Working with a running coach can be a running game-changer that allows you to reach new goals that you didn’t know you were capable of.

Happy Running!

Lauren Sheu

RRCA Certified Running Coach and Co-Owner of Running for Wellness, LLC

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Holland Newton

Once a ‘running for fun’ hater, Holland fell in love with the sport when he used it to help him lose more than 80 pounds (he even wrote a book about it: The Fat Trainer). With a background in personal training and some degrees in advertising and marketing from Mizzou, Virtual Running Club is the perfect fit for Holland. While long runs on the beach are always fun, Holland prefers the mountain trails in Utah.

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