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Running With An Injury Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running With An Injury.

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How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

11 Most Common Training Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie...  Read more

The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Well didn't get mowing done today. Done shopping and all my running today. Burned some calories but
Updated 8/30/2016 2:51:53 PM

Well didn't get mowing done today. Done shopping and all my running today. Burned some calories but not as much as I'd like to have. Maybe a swim before bed tonight to help burn something more....  Read more

Added an incline to my treadmill run for the first time. What a difference, ouch. Hoping it'll mak
Updated 8/30/2016 2:01:43 PM

Added an incline to my treadmill run for the first time. What a difference, ouch. Hoping it'll make running outside easier once the temps start coming down....  Read more

How do you prevent sagging stomach when.losing weight?' 233 to 165 in the long run
Updated 8/30/2016 11:43:21 AM

How do you prevent sagging stomach when.losing weight?' 233 to 165 in the long run...  Read more

Just went for my first run after a 10 day break wh
Updated 8/30/2016 4:08:42 AM

Just went for my first run after a 10 day break while away. Lungs were killing, but it felt good to get back out there! Anyone else been for a run today?...  Read more

You can add those as walking or running, whichever
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You can add those as walking or running, whichever you are doing, and just select the speed that is closest to what you actually did. Coach Denise...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

I Am Going To HIIT It

I love the HIIT workouts but as I get older I have to know my limitations on each exercise. Grant it I can still move and grove with the best of them but now I have a shoulder / muscle injury from trying to do an ackward dance move from my upper body...  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

Use Caution When Taking Anti-inflammatory Meds After Exercise

This past summer I fulfilled a long-time dream to become a certified running coach via the Road Runners Club of America organization. This was a two day in depth program in which the physiology of running was discussed, in addition to the students fo...  Read more

A Lesson in Appreciation

When I laced up my running shoes for the first time at the tender age of 44, I had no clue that I would, for the first time in my life, still be running, much less exercising on a consistent basis 4 1/2 years later. After all, I had spent 32 years...  Read more

Tried running again - 1st injury!

Since I started this journey I've been walking, and walking, and WALKING. Like, a ton! I used to be somewhat of a runner...not one of those runners you see in short shorts doing MILES and MILES, but I would often do 5k or 10k runs and train in betwee...  Read more