Interesting running tips you should stick to.
If you’ve read the news lately, you’ve probably learned about the tragic events involving two women who went out for a run and never made it home.
And while hearing about their attacks is definitely frightening, it doesn’t mean you should give up your outdoor running routine. (Keep in mind, too, that these incidents aren’t common, despite these recent reports.) Following a few best practices will help ensure your well-being and keep you protected from potential assailants.
First and foremost: Know your surroundings, says Jennifer Cassetta, Sabre ambassador and self-defense expert who created the Stilettos and Self Defense DVDs. “The most important thing is situational awareness,” says Cassetta. “That’s a broad term, but it means you assess the situation before acting.”
Here’s how to create a safer scenario for yourself.
7 Running Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life
1. Go the Crowded Route