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.

RPE Explained for runners

What is RPE in Running? Your Full Guide To RPE And Heart Rate Zones

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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How Do I Stop my Calves from Hurting When I Run

Looking for the best advice on how to prevent  calf pain when running?  Then you came to the right place. Calf issues are a pretty common complaint about runners. But if you take good care of...
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How To Treat and Prevent 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 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
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How To Choose The Best Running Shoes for 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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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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The Complete Guide To The Recovery Run

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.
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How to Get Rid of Shin Splints – The Ultimate Guide

Looking for the best guidelines on how to get rid of shin splints? Look no more. Sure, shin splints are not an instantly debilitating injury. Nonetheless, ignore the symptoms, and soon you’ll find yourself dealing with an injury that could bring your training to a screeching halt. And you don’t want that.
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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...
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Underpronation Meaning – What is Under Pronation While Running?

As a runner, you may have heard the word before—but what does underpronation (supination) mean and why is it (allegedly) a bad thing? That’s what we are...