Sometime in the future, a distance you found challenging will feel more manageable. When that happens, it means you’ve increased your running stamina.
An increase in running stamina comes from consistency, which means running multiple times per week for multiple weeks to accumulate fitness. There are no shortcuts to increasing running stamina!
Before You Begin
Assess your current aerobic base and build on that. Whether you’re looking to complete your first 5k or an experienced runner looking to increase your stamina for the final stages of a marathon, the rule of “too much too soon” holds true. Increasing your runs too rapidly, or resting too little, leads to performance plateaus or injury.
Read the full blog post on the adidas Runtastic website