Running Injury

Looking to prevent and treat running injuries? Then this section is for you. Here you'll find my best articles and resources on how to avoid, deal with, manage as well as treat common running injuries.

The 7 Agonizing Causes of Knee Pain When Running

Looking to learn more about the causes of knee pain when running? Then simply CLICK HERE to dive deep into the most common knee running injuries as well how to treat and prevent them. LEARN MORE...
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How to Treat and Prevent Runner’s Knee

Runners knee can affect anyone, from beginner runners who are just starting out to elite athletes trying to achieve their next personal best. Therefore, today I’m going to share with you a simple step-by-step runners knee injury treatment and prevention program that can help put a stop to the condition for good. By the end of this guest post, you will learn exactly how to spot the early signs of runners knee, how to treat it (even if you think it’s too late), and most importantly, you will also learn how to lay the foundation you need to prevent this notorious injury for life.
Stop Groin Strains While Running

Stop Groin Strains While Running

Three months ago I was on vacation and apparently pulled a groin muscle while playing soccer with some friends on the beach. I had intense pain inside of my right upper thigh that forced me...
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The Running Gait Cycle Explained

Looking to learn more about your running gait? Well, you are in the right place. In this (sort of technical) short blog post, I’ll teach you about the many components of running gait, and how your lower limbs works when running. But why should you Care? Understanding gait cycle and its many components can help you pick the right running shoes and optimize your performance and training efficiency. Not only that, learning more about your gait cycle can also help you better assess your running technique and biomechanics, which, in turn, is key for improving it. Plus, some running experts suggest that assessing the way you run can also offer you many clues to the cause of a particular injury. These are all valid reasons, if you ask me. So, are you excited? Then here we go.
how to run with Flat Feet

What You Should Know About Running With Flat Feet

Being a flat-footed runner can be challenging. But it does not necessarily preclude you from running. In fact, just because you’ve flat feet, it doesn’t inherently mean that you are bound for trouble. As we are going to see in today’s article, having flat feet shouldn’t discourage you from running, even if you find it difficult to pound the pavement on a daily basis.
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How to Treat & Prevent Side Stitch While Running

Side stitches while running can put a real kink in your training routine. Though they’re not usually a medical emergency, these side stomach cramps can be painful enough to force any runner to stop...
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How to Manage & Prevent Running Injuries

Nobody wants to get hurt, but eventually, running injuries are inevitable. The number of runners that get injured every year is shocking. A poll by the Runner’s World magazine revealed that more than 60 percent...
female runner GI Distress When Running

9 Tips On Preventing GI Distress When Running

This piece on gastrointestinal problems during running and the exact steps you need to take to prevent it for good. Call it “runner’s trots”, “the runs”, “workout stomach”. Whatever you call it; GI issues are no stranger to most runners. In fact, if you have ever done a hard run (or any type of strenuous workout), then chances are high, that at some point, you have had to high-tail to the nearest secluded tree or bathroom ASAP. I doubt that there is no runner alive who hasn’t experienced some type of stomach issue while pounding the pavement.
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The 7 Best Hamstring Stretches For Runners

Looking for some of the best hamstring stretches in the world? Then you're in the right place. Keeping your hamstrings loose and flexible is key for injury free and comfortable running training. We're Too Busy...And That's a...
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How to Stop a Dog Attack While Running

Imagine yourself enjoying a run on the trails or around the neighborhood when, and out of nowhere, a hostile dog runs up to you at light speed with fangs barred and bad intentions. Do you know what you should do? If your answer is no, then keep on reading… An Encounter of A Doggy Kind As much as I love dogs—and all animals for that matters—I don’t really like being chased, or attacked, by them while running. In fact, dogs can be a runner’s worst nightmare when they go on the offense.