Top 16 Running Myths

Myth: You’re too slow

Myth: Running will ruin your knee

Myth: You need to stretch before you run

Myth: Walk “breaks” aren’t running

Myth: If you’re heavy, you should walk instead

Myth: You have to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

Myth: Running counts as strength training for your legs

Myth: Faster is always better

Myth: You need to know your foot type before you buy running shoes

Myth: Running will make you lose weight

Myth: Jogging and running are different

Myth: Races are for fast people only

Myth: You need to replace your shoes every 300 miles

Myth: You need to learn the right “form” when you start

Myth: You should never increase your mileage by more than 10%

 Myth: You should track all your runs with a watch or an app