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Running Blisters Treatment and Prevention – Running Fitness Article

Running Blisters Treatment and Prevention Running blisters.Ick. Ugh. Owe.No one really likes to talk about this because it’s kinda gross, yet oddly we’ll discuss our pre-run bathroom habits with no shame. Lucky for you, around here I tackle the hard hitting issues to keep you running pain free ;)While they’re quite common for runners, they’re not a rite of passage to enter the running community. They can be easily preventable with the right gear. Over 17 years of running, I’ve…

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Return to Running Safely After Stress Fracture (and prevent them!) – Running Fitness Article

Return to Running Safely After Stress Fracture (and prevent them!) A few weeks ago on Facebook I asked what injury had taken you out of the running game and I was blown away at the number of people who said stress fracture! Not only that, but how many reported having multiple stress fractures.Like any good journalist my interest was peaked and the research began! I quickly realized that this is one of the most common and frustrating injures among runners…

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What’s (not) been happening lately – Running Fitness Article

What’s (not) been happening lately So since Chicago Marathon I haven’t run. My knee is not happy. Straight after the marathon it felt quite battered, a little swollen and very stiff. Walking was fine to an extent but I could feel my knee. I mean this is to be expected. The week before the race I woke up with a swollen knee and it felt very off and weak. Running 26.2 miles on it is unlikely to make the situation…

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Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them – Running Fitness Article

Common knee injuries in cycling, their causes and what to do about them With participation in cycling on the rise, so too are the chronic injuries that can come with the sport. These are caused by training errors including rapid increases in training volume and/or increased hill training, incorrect use of gearing, incorrect bike frame size, incorrect bike saddle height or position, incorrect cleat positioning, or abnormalities of the rider(1). Anterior Knee Pain Causes of anterior knee pain include patellofemoral…

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