Running Injury

Learn about running injury prevention, symptoms, and treatments.

Running injury is inevitable. No matter how strong or flexible you are. For most of us, running is a very different lifestyle. It requires adjustments and hard work. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Learn everything you need to know about being a successful chubby runner with or without injuries.

Common Forms of Running Injury

Knee Pain

Read about common symptoms, prevention, and treatment of knee pain from running.

Lower Leg Injury

Learn more about shin splints, calf strain, stress fractures or other lower leg running injuries.

Upper Leg Injury

Read all about hip flexor strain, trochanteric bursitis, adductor injury, hamstring strains.

Foot Injury

Plantar fasciitis, infected ingrown toenails, or heel spurs, get more information here.

Ankle Pain

Learn about tendonitis, sprained ankle, or stress fractures, prevention, and treatments.

Other Injury

Read about lower back pain, upper back pain, groin pain, pelvis pain, and other injuries.

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Running Stretches

Serious running injury can be prevented with stretching

One of the best ways to prevent running injuries is to stretch your muscles before and after a run. This will help you improve flexibility, muscle strength, and pliability, keeping your body strong, stable, and limber.

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Injury Recovery

Recovering from a running injury is a vital piece of the training process

When you are injured running it is important to follow proper recovery protocol. For example, a knee injury requires rest and ice to fully recover.

It is vital to take injuries seriously and give them the appropriate amount of attention. Learn more about how to safely and effectively recover from running injuries.

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A major factor in running injury prevention and recovery is muscle strength and flexibility from cross-training

One of the main reasons sports injury occurs has to do with the strength and flexibility of muscles.

As a complement to a running program, cross-training helps to keep your workouts fun and exciting. It also helps with muscle confusion and improves flexibility.

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