Breathing Easier

by Antonia
(New York)

This season was the first season that I ran cross country. Though I was not great I did not give up. I runnig track and I want to know how to increase my speed and breathe without getting out of breath?

Hello Antonia,

This is pretty common for when you start running. Your mind wants you to go a whole lot faster than your body can handle. You'll learn eventually what is a pace that you can hold onto without running out of breath.

Here is a video that will help explain my philosophy on how to make breathing easier when you start running.

Happy Trails - Coach Tief

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Aug 06, 2015
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by: Anonymous

Slow and steady win the race you can easily increase your speed and breathe without getting out of breath. First, you start running slowly and when your body, then heat up increases cool uk writers speed gradually. I hope you will do it and update us with your thoughts and desired results.

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