Healthy running (jogging) requires exercise to condition the posterior chain—the lower back, gluteals, hamstrings, calves. If you are beginning a running program, consider including in your conditioning plan the 6 basic exercies in this link. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY NEW EXERCISE PROGRAM.
Need some inspiration to get off that couch? Pick any or all of the running documentaries previewed in the list at this link. Happy trails, runners!