Interested in running a marathon but don’t know where to get started? You’re just in luck! Lively rounded up a few blog posts that will help you on your journey – whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned veteran looking for a refresher.

A few quick tips right off the bat: Don’t forget to fuel up with proper nutrition, stay hydrated (Collagen Water comes in handy for that!), and take the time to train. Rushing through the process is hardly ever a good idea – especially when it comes to running.

Everything You Need to Know About Marathon Training

Marathon Training: What I Eat in a Day

Lively writer and ACSM Certified Personal Trainer Katie Verburg shares her meal plan as she continues to train for her first marathon. And because everyone has different nutritional needs, Verburg also includes her tips for others to stay fueled throughout their own training journey.

Marathon Training: What Your Workouts Should Look Like Now

In her second Lively blog post, Verburg gives readers an inside look at what her training schedule looks like. The personal trainer also offers tips on how to get started.

The 4 Wellness Products I've Been Using During My Marathon Training

Verburg shares the products that have helped push the Lively writer forward as she trains for her first marathon. Spoiler: She's a big fan of Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides.

How to Improve Your Running Speed

You’ll want to add these workouts to your training schedule if “get faster at running” is on your to-do list.

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Running My First Marathon

CrossFit enthusiast Gaby DuFour writes about what she wishes she knew before embarking on her first marathon back in 2017. One key takeaway: Cross training is just as important as running.