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When to Start Running After Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can sideline runners for months if you fail to take symptoms seriously. Fortunately, if you recognize the signs early and apply the appropriate treatment, it won’t be long before you can begin running again. Find out when ...

8 Tips for New Runners and Beginners

Running is one of the best ways to exercise and get in shape. It requires minimal equipment and gear, it can be done almost anywhere, and you don't need lessons. But that doesn't mean it's easy. One benefit of running is you can get a great ...

Running with Shin Splints and Exercises to Prevent the Pain

So, you’re running, getting your pace up, feeling great, when all of a sudden you get sharp pain running up the front of your shin. It might be a little uncomfortable and not too noticeable, or it can be searing pain that causes you to stop your ...

7 Best Marathon Running Shoes for Flat Feet

  Flat arches shouldn’t affect your ability to run. If you have flat feet, you want to ensure you are wearing the correct footwear. Running in the wrong type of shoes can cause discomfort, pain, and potentially cause long-term injury. When ...

How to Tape Shin Splints: A Step-by-Step Guide

  Even with proper warm-up and pacing while running, shin splints and stress fractures can still occur. Often shin splints occur from poor running form or wearing the wrong running shoes (see our list of good running shoes for shin splints). ...

How to Strengthen Ankles: 10 Exercises for Runners

With the feet and ankles vital for running, it’s important to keep them healthy and strong to avoid ankle injuries. Doing exercises to strengthen your ankles allows you to increase agility and maneuverability while offsetting aches and joint pain ...

Plantar Fasciitis Exercises for Runners

Have you ever experienced pain in the lower part your foot near the heel and back of the arch? Does it feel the worst in the mornings as soon as you wake up? And does it bother you after going for a run? You've probably got planter fasciitis, ...

Best Mid Distance Track Spikes in 2020

  Track spikes have been worn since the 1920’s, when Adi Dassler, founder of Adidas, first created them. Track events encompass sprinting events, mid distance events, and distance events, and it’s vital to make sure you have the right shoe ...

Best Long Distance Track Spikes of 2020

  Whether you’re running the mile, 2 mile, or 10,000-meters, you'll greatly benefit at your meets with a long distance track spike. These kinds of spikes have more cushion than you’ll find on a sprinting spike, but less than a ...

When To Replace Running Shoes

Running shoes take a pounding. It's inevitable they'll need to be replaced at some point. The question when should you replace your running shoes? The most common answer you hear is: change them after you've run 300-500 miles. But this is a ...

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