This year saw a spiked interest in running as a sport in the Philippines. The number of runners of all fitness and skill levels increased seemingly overnight, and the draw of participating in the sport became irresistible for a lot of people. Not only is running in the vogue, but it is an equal-opportunity sport: a low-cost type of exercise that can be taken up by nearly everyone. But, like any other activity, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. While you may think you know everything you need to know about running, it helps to have a little reminder about how to go about it--and it doesn't just mean putting on a pair of running shoes and pounding pavement.

Before sign up for your first marathon, ask yourself, is there a right way of taking up running?  Follow these 13 tips if you're a running newbie, and you'll be crossing finish lines in no time.

Read on for more tips on how to live a healthier lifestyle:

(Photo by lululemon athletica via Flickr Creative Commons)

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