I am hurtling towards 50; used to run several times a week but got into the gym about 10 years ago, to mix it up and avoid injuries.
Running is a popular workout, and here Hal Higdon answers questions and offers advice on several aspects of running, including how to run faster at every distance, staying injury-free, energy supplements and avoiding burnout.
i have trained in past up to 13 miles but suffered serious knee injury so have avoided road running for the past five years. have kept active through tennis, yoga and walking
I need the stimulus of occasional races to keep me running effectively. As a 60+ runner I am learning to avoid injury through over-exertion, although resting a dodgy knee as I write.
I have not run for 3 weeks due to anterior tibial tendonitis. Keen to start running again but would like some advice on the best way to avoid the injury occurring.
I have recently been trying the Galloway method as a way of running whilst carrying an injury (and to avoid new injuries). Using this method I was still able to complete my first marathon whilst still injured and look forward to being properly fit
With road running I find ankle injuries most common.Less so on the country-which is saving the body by cushioning like a carpet.When injured I say avoid the road and tarmac. Quick someone - Call David Blunkett!! (Please ignore "Joan Chambers
... or not if you're keen on avoiding injury on uneven fields and paths churned up by off-road bikers.I'm doing the Bretton Hall to Brierley leg (2).Anyone else in the race? JerryF?
Began running 2001 for Great South Run. Thought I would do it at least once and then call it quits but got hooked and have been running since. Learnt pose technique of running in 2004 in order to avoid the dread of injuries. Just had first year
Did my first Tri this summer (Windsor) and loved it. Training for my second Marathon (Dublin Oct 26th 2008) and treading a fine line between getting hte miles in and avoiding injury (shin splints)
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