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Running Knee Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Knee Pain.

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Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

11 Exercises That Help Decrease Knee Pain

If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in...  Read more

I run for 30 minutes !! I am so happy before I cou
Updated 5/22/2015 3:34:10 PM

I run for 30 minutes !! I am so happy before I couldn't run not even for 10 minutes....  Read more

Hey guys. I just downloaded run keeper and I have
Updated 5/20/2015 10:07:43 PM

Hey guys. I just downloaded run keeper and I have it linked with my sparkpeople account. Went for my walk and nothing showed up in sparkpeople on my fitness. How do I get it to transfer?...  Read more

Take it slowly; don't try to jump in and run 5 mil
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Take it slowly; don't try to jump in and run 5 miles your first day if you haven't worked up to it or you'll be setting yourself up for injury. Easing back into it with something like a Couch-to-5K approach could help....  Read more

I'd love to start running again, but it's very har
Updated 5/20/2015 2:50:19 PM

I'd love to start running again, but it's very hard to be motivated after so long. Any words of advice?...  Read more

I had knee surgery and have been on nonweight bear
Updated 5/19/2015 2:28:41 PM

I had knee surgery and have been on nonweight bearing for 6 weeks.i have not been back to dr or pt yet.was wondering how long it should take to start walking normal again? I do realize everyone is diffrant....  Read more

Just a little love for my knee

Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th...  Read more

Large Joggers

Only run flat areas and uphills to avoid pain.311...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will suf...  Read more