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Tagged: Running health

Health is the number one reason why many runners take up running in the first place. But there are many aspects to running health that are relevant to both experience and new runners. Below are a few posts that examine just some of these issues.

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    Common running injuries (infographic)

    Whatever level of runner you are, it’s likely that you will suffer one or more of these most common running injuries during your time on the road. The good news is that these injuries are not only...

    • Posted November 29, 2014
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    The Insider: The Best Running Tips and Tricks of the Week (September 2014)

    We’re back after the summer break and raring to go. Each week, we trawl through countless articles around the web to bring you our wrap-up of the latest tips and tricks for runners. So settle back and...

    • Posted September 6, 2014
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    Running for Charity (infographic)

    Of all the reasons to run, it’s perhaps the most powerful. Running for a cause. That’s the topic of today’s infographic. It’s been produced from an American perspective, but it’s pretty relevant to British runners too. Running...

    • Posted August 24, 2014
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    Running Smart: An Inside Guide To The Runner’s Brain

    We all have our reasons for running. And, in most case, health ranks high on the list. But the impact on your brain? That’s probably not so high on the list. Now’s the time to think again....

    • Posted August 17, 2014
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    How To Recover From Plantar Fasciitis and Never Suffer It Again

    There’s no doubt about it. If you’ve ever suffered from plantar fasciitis, you won’t forget it in a hurry. It’s painful. It’s frustrating. And, more than anything, it can involve a lengthy lay-off from running. In today’s...

    • Posted July 12, 2014
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    Running health and the appliance of science

    How can big data go the distance for runners (and the rest of us)? By Fernando Martin-Sanchez, University of Melbourne The number of Australians running or jogging has almost doubled since 2005-06 and – with the rise...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    Top 10 Exercises For A Healthy Heart

    Cardio workouts do much more than just sculpting your body and burning all those extra calories. They improve the circulation of blood to your heart, enhancing its health and shielding your from cardiovascular conditions. And for that...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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    Is running pain normal?

    Monday’s medical myth: no pain, no gain By Peter Milburn, Griffith University The value of regular physical activity to a person’s well-being is unequivocal. But how much exercise do we need to maintain health, improve fitness or...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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    Can young athletes train like adults?

    Monday’s medical myth: young athletes can train like adults By Peter Milburn, Griffith University Public health experts, educators and the media constantly remind us that children should put down the video games and get active. But how...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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    Running injuries: The mental road to recovery

    How should you deal with running injury? Not the physical aspect itself, though that’s challenge enough. No, I’m talking about the mental aspect. It may be less apparent to the outside world, but that makes it no...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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    Revealed: the tell-tale signs that you’re overtraining…

    It’s not just the pain and frustration of a running injury that’s at stake. When you get into the realm of overtraining, there’s your mental and overall physical health on the line as well. Fortunately, there’s a...

    • Posted June 14, 2014
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    The 4 Secrets To Injury-Free Running

    Why are runners so prone to injury? The answer’s simple, writes Jason Fitzgerald. It’s just two basic things. And the cure? Well, that’s not too complicated either. Four simple steps that any runner can take. A recipe...

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • The Truth About Running Health For The Young
    The Truth About Running Health For The Young

    Want to know about running for the young? Then there’s probably no better person you could ask than Caitlin Chock. Chock was a running childhood prodigy. She reached the 2004 World Junior Track Championships. And she set...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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