Admittedly, we live in a country that likes to celebrate pretty much anything—from National Puppy Day to National Beer Day to National Pancake Day. And while we were certainly on board with those "holidays", National Running Day is one we can really stand behind. After all, running is one of the most efficient ways to torch calories and fat (not to mention it's great for your health, especially your heart.)
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So whether you're already regularly hitting the road or not, today's a great day to get out there and run. New to running? We've got you covered. Check out The New Running 101 and learn how to master the proper running form.
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We get it that not everyone has an inherent love for this particular form of cardio. But the sheer fact that there's a national holiday around it means there are enough people out there who do. So, we're wondering: what is it that sets the two groups apart? Boredom is definitely a factor for many, which is why we at Men's Fitness want to help you (and us) out. We want to know what you think about when you're running and in exchange for your secrets, we'll enter you for a chance to win some awesome gear from Mizuno. You can enter here. Then, stay tuned to see the best answers on MensFitness.com later this month.
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What are you waiting for? Get out there and log a few miles.