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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

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

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

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

Reference Guide to Cross-Training

How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in...  Read more

Today's goal? Run 2.25 miles. Today's reality? Ran
Updated 7/1/2016 2:44:32 AM

Today's goal? Run 2.25 miles. Today's reality? Ran 2.5!...  Read more

Ran again I've been doing so lately i feel perfect
Updated 6/30/2016 9:22:59 PM

Ran again I've been doing so lately i feel perfectly fine. Hydrate quite often and even stop to rest ppl give me dirty looks even my sister does. I have my bump but I'm super careful some people just make me feel so bad but both baby & i are healthy...  Read more

Well i have a problem.i decided i want to run 21km
Updated 6/30/2016 5:16:42 PM

Well i have a problem.i decided i want to run 21km marathon in october.but when i go for a run i can't run more than 4km because my knee hurts.i've done MR and x-ray but doctors says everything is fine.does anybody have idea what should i do?...  Read more

I only got in a mile run/walk for 35 minutes but a
Updated 6/30/2016 7:18:36 PM

I only got in a mile run/walk for 35 minutes but at least I've gotten 4651 steps so far today!...  Read more

Killer walk/run around the lake this morning. Ran
Updated 6/30/2016 9:50:20 AM

Killer walk/run around the lake this morning. Ran most of the first 2.5 miles, walked most of the last 2. Ready for the workday!...  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

Don't be afraid to make adjustments

In six months or so I've maintained, my weight has been stable in the 160-165 range. But my nutrition guidelines have varied by 25% based on my injury and exercise status. I've had calorie ranges from 2200-2550, up to 2900-3250. If I see the weigh...  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