Tips for Coming Back to Running After a Break
Anyone that has had to take some time off running, either due to injury, pregnancy, work, personal circumstances, race cancellation or having just fallen out of love with the sport for a bit, will know that restarting is hard.
It can be easy to feel deflated when you think about how fast you were in the past, how easily you used to complete that loop, or how you used to run a half marathon like it was no big deal.
But the way I’m trying to think about it, is that I get to start again. Although I know it doesn’t always feel this way. I get to build back up from practically zero, fixing my weaknesses, enjoying the process and becoming (hopefully) a faster, strong runner.
I asked for advice on IG from those of you that have come back...