Running for Health

Running for Health 



Running Preparation:

A. Setting Personal Goals

  1. To pursue a pastime
  2. To develop the good habit of regular exercise
  3. To improve health
    • To strengthen cardiopulmonary function, improve blood circulation, and reduce the risk of illnesses
    • To manage body weight and enhance physical fitness
    • To get a better body shape
  4. To improve physical fitness and sports performance
    • To prepare yourself for amateur running competitions as a self-imposed challenge
    • To prepare yourself for other types of sports
    • To strengthen your willpower by undergoing persistent training and enjoy the satisfaction brought by achievements
    • To strengthen your cardiopulmonary function as preparation for participation in distance running
  5. Other goals
    • To ease stress, enhance self-confidence and achieve a healthy state of mind
    • To spend good times with friends & family

B. Wearing Suitable Clothing

  1. In spring and autumn:
    A suitable sports shirt and a pair of running shorts or capri running tights
  2. In summer:
    A vest or a short-sleeved t-shirt and a pair of running shorts
  3. In winter:
    A tight fit sweatshirt, a pair of running pants and a windbreaker
Wearing Suitable Clothing


C. Other Accessories

  1. A water bottle/ water bag
  2. A watch
  3. A cap
  4. A pair of sunglasses
  5. Small amount of money
  6. A small –sized waist bag
Other Accessories

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