I am newish to running and find that my legs ache even though I am not out of breath at all. Is there anything I can do to help this or is it just a case of keep running to steghten the legs.
Would love any help.
Thank you all in advance
Most people find their heart & lungs react well to early training. As Sussex Runner says, the legs have some catching up to do. The danger can be if you listen to your heart & lungs, and make them push your legs too far too fast. That's a great way to pick up a niggly injury!
Patience is the key. Follow a recognised programme. Throwing in some low-impact leg work, such as cycling or gym work can help too.
For running, make sure you check your shoes are OK. Sportsdirect might claim to be cheap... but are they're not as cheap as they portray... and are utterly hopeless with advice - which I consider to be worth a few quid.
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Ltd. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |