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How to run – A step by step guide

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R  unning is fun and we want people to do it, so we made a handy visual guide. It’s sort of accurate. Sort of.

1. Fuel with a balanced diet

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2. Make time

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3. Wear comfortable shoes

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4. Find a flat surface

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5. Walk, but faster. Remember it’s not a competition.

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6. Congrats! You’re running

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Whether you’re training for race day or looking to have fun in the sun, Brooks has versatile gear to help you make the most out of summer.

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Written By
Eric Lundquist

Brooks Staff Writer and Brand Copywriter

Eric Lundquist

Eric is a former forklift driver, failed stand-up comedian, failed script writer, failed clickbait author, and aspiring failed brand copywriter for Brooks. He’s a fitness enthusiast, especially when it comes to fitness many jokes as possible into whatever he’s working on.

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Spencer Glenn

Digital Designer

Illustration of Spencer Glenn

Spencer has been working at Brooks as a graphic designer and illustrator since 2019. In his spare time, he likes to get outdoors, play basketball, and be involved in the Seattle music scene. He also enjoys working on a web comic about his life with his wife, Glo.