Welcome to Ascend Physical Therapy & Wellness resource about running - from the new runner to the experienced marathon runner.
While we often hear all we need are shoes and shorts to run, we do need a few more items to get out the door. Knowing what you need before you go shopping will help save you a lot of time and money! Selecting the right equipment is important for comfort, saftety and injury prevention.
1. Base layer should be tight fitting, next-to-skin (lighter fabric)2. Second layer is for warmth3. Outside layer protects against wind, water4. Wear a hat and gloves
A hydration system (http://www.ausport.gov.au/sportscoachmag/nutrition2/pre-event_nutrition) of some sort is essential and there are plenty to choose from.