How to Avoid Injuries as a Beginning Runner
It's usually not the shoes you're wearing, or your posture, but forcing yourself to accomplish too much from the very start that's causing you physical pain.
If you started running in the last few weeks or months and you get injured, you probably have nothing to blame but the fact that you’ve been doing too much, too soon.
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If you did 3 short runs in your first week, you shouldn’t double that for week 2, even if you feel fine.
Progress takes more time than you think, because each body system adapts to exercise at their own pace - maybe your lungs felt fine on the run, but the next day your muscles felt sore.
Runners tend to run through: Muscle soreness, ache that’s uncomfortable but not really painful, discomfort that feels better as you run;
Stop running when injuries: Feel like a sharp, stabbing pain, cause you to limp or change your gait, get worse as you run.
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