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 5 Most Common Causes of Lower Leg Pain in Runners ( & how...

Lower leg pain is a common problem among runners. In most cases, it’s blamed on overuse, mainly wear and tear to the muscles, joints, bones, tendons, and other tissue. But determining the exact cause root-cause of...
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The 10 Causes of Hip Pain From Running

Pain is common among runners of all levels and backgrounds—and hip issues are no exception. Sure, hip injuries, unlike knee ailments, are not a huge problem in the running world. Nevertheless, a lot can go wrong Left unchecked, what started as a mild hip soreness may turn into a debilitating injury. This will definitely bring your running routine to a screeching halt
Moves For Beating Knee Pain

7 Moves For Beating Knee Pain While Running

When it comes to preventing knee pain, knee strengthening exercises are the way to go. In fact, as a runner, if you are plagued with knee pain and you are serious about preventing any future pain, or God Forbid, serious knee injury, then you should really start working on adding strength to your knees by doing the exercises I’m going to share with you today.
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The Complete Guide To Recovery Runs

Quality workouts, think interval sessions and long runs, get the majority of attention in most runners’ training plans,  but recovery runs are usually ignored. In fact, the recovery run has been the often-than-not forgotten workout. That said, recovery runs are one of the most valuable runs. As we are going to see, recovery runs are essential. Running at a relaxed pace can help you develop proper form, build endurance, establish base mileage, and might even, as the name implies, speed up recovery. As a result, in today’s post, I’m sharing with some training guidelines on how to do the recovery run right.
RPE Explained for runners

RPE Explained- The Rated Perceived Exertion Scale

How can I measure my training intensity? If you don’t know the answer to that question, then you are in the right place. Workout intensity is vital to measure as it can tell you whether you are training too hard or not pushing it hard enough. Do too much, and you risk injury and/or burnout. Do too little, and your fitness level will plateau, even decline, which is not what you want. One of the commonly used methods is the Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE). Using this rating system is a crucial component of any training program—regardless of your current fitness level and goals. In this post, I will give you an overview of RPE—what is it, why you should use it, and how to efficiently use for maximum effect. So, are you excited? Then here we go.
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Running Blisters – How To Treat And Prevent Foot Blisters During A run

Running with a foot blister is a real pain but an integral part of a runner’s life. But, the good news is, a blister is no reason to retire your running shoes for good. There are...
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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Heart Palpitations During And After Running

Encountering chest pain—especially those usually referred to as heart palpitations—while running can be a scary thing, but, hopefully by the end of this blog post, you will learn that in most cases it’s not something worth having a panic attack about. In fact, heart palpitations are a normal condition, and can be prevented by making some simple lifestyle changes.
Foot Pain From Running

How to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis In Runners

If you run regularly and feel pain in the heel of your foot, then there’s a chance you might be suffering from plantar fasciitis. This is a common overuse injury that can take a toll...
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Prevent Leg Muscle Cramps While Running

Whether you run for fun or preparing for your 29th marathon, leg muscle cramps when running can haunt you on the road. These muscle knots are universal, and they can take a toll on your...