The Gomers are famous for our original and helpful running tips. Below are the tips shared with the nation from season 1. Take a look back at what we felt was the most important advise we had to give. Eating, chafing, and the bathroom was a real focus.
Also, from Season 2, was one of the most important tips – Pay attention to your surroundings when running in a new place and avoid smart cars – Article from Competitor.com
Note: Gomer’s tips time stamp provided under the episode number
|Don’t eat within an hour of your run, especially a Hot Pocket
|Don’t go to the state fair and eat a fried Snickers and Fried Nutter Butters the weekend before you start training
|Don’t have ice cubes in your water during your run so you don’t choke and so it isn’t too cold for sensitive teeth; Brush your teeth before you run
|Set up as much accountability as you can when starting something new
|Just do it
|Place some people you know strategically along your route to wave to
|Take things one step at a time
|“Buy some nice shoes, dang it”
|Take care of your bathroom needs prior to your run
|Schedule (and run) your runs and it will ultimately help you manage your busy schedule, lower stress, and clear your head
|Take your thoughts captive and go to battle
|In October, don’t run outside at night if you are afraid of ghosts or other Halloween decorations
|Make running a spiritual experience
|To get rid of a cramp, put you interlocked hands behind your head, ball your hand into a fist and push into the cramp, or run like a pregnant lady with your hands on the back of your hips with your pelvis forward
|Don’t go more than three days without running
|Get the right clothes and shoes, otherwise you will get terrible chafing
|Get some wick-away underwear to prevent chafing
|If you are sick it is better to recover and get better instead of making it worse by pushing too hard
|Snap out of it! (If you’re stuck in a rut) and Sweat band to wipe away sweat
|Breathing in a rhythm. Four steps in, four steps out. Long deep breathes. Keep chin up looking out in front of you.
|Enjoy the journey, with preparation we can do it
|Cut out everything that you can that is annoying when you run
|Gomer rewind episode, no Gomer’s Tip of the Week.
|Don’t eat an onion bagels within a couple of hours of a run. You need to stretch right away after you run. (Note: It was revealed that Anthony doesn’t like Gomer’s Tip of the Week
|Take a hot bath after a run
|If you’re starting to feel a little stale change up your training regimen
|If you’re not able to run do at least something physical
|Curb your enthusiasm. Slow yourself down.
|When you’re running in cold weather wear as much as you can around the crotchal area
|Don’t go out when you’re going to die. Dress a little colder than you think you’ll need.
|If you wear glasses those masks (whole face mask) suck. If you’re going to wear one of those masks wear contacts
|Mini episode, no Gomer’s Tip of the Week
|Combined Tip: You need to plan out your days leading up before the race really well
|Day before the Half Marathon, no Gomer’s Tip of the Week
|After the race video podcast, no Gomer’s Tip of the Week
|Post Half Marathon Episode 1, No Gomer’s Tip of the Week section
|Have fun, do it with a friend, chew gum
|Actually do the tips that you have given. If you don’t remember everything you’ll survive. (Steven forgot to cover/lube his nipples.)