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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

just ran 5 miles and still have a ton of energy an
Updated 5/18/2015 8:54:30 PM

just ran 5 miles and still have a ton of energy and want to run more but I have things to do. Feeling great....  Read more

Another Injury
Updated 5/18/2015 11:55:24 PM

How do you handle an injury that keeps you off your feet...ie foot issue so no walk / jog and too nice out to go to the gym for elliptical ....  Read more

In the last 30 days I have walked 50 miles and ran
Updated 5/18/2015 9:00:14 PM

In the last 30 days I have walked 50 miles and ran 14 miles! My treadmill run/walks put another 10 miles on top of that! 74 miles in a month! Woo hoo!...  Read more

35lb gained since last may bc of a back injury. Dr
Updated 5/18/2015 12:14:13 AM

35lb gained since last may bc of a back injury. Dr said I can start working out slow again but I'm so stubborn I end up pushing too far and setting myself back again. Anyone else have this problem? Looking for ways to remind myself to take it easy....  Read more

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in Ju
Updated 5/20/2015 8:40:33 AM

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in July to help keep myself motivated to keep working out. Does anyone have any good 5K training advice out there? I've read up on some of the stuff on here, but I was wondering about any tricks?...  Read more

I keep my Running Journal in my Spark blogs!

I use my Spark blog as a place to journal my runs. I include the date and distance run in the title and place the specifics of the run and a summary of the run in the body of that particular blog entry. It gives me a quick reference to my runs AND I...  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

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