Whether done professionally or for fitness purposes, running, like all forms of exercising, comes with the risk of injury.
This risk becomes even greater if you have weak muscles, follow a poor training plan, overlook safety, or take on too much too fast.
Knowing how to train right and the precaution measures to take is the best way to protect yourself from running injuries.
Use these tips to reduce running error and ensure safety when training on the open road, treadmill, track, or your favorite trail.
1. Build Momentum Gradually
When it comes to running, patience pays especially if you are fresh off the couch.