One of the worst challenges for athletes (of any sort and ability) to overcome is one of the most common: injuries. I’ve found that while running is the one activity that brings the results I’m looking for consistently, it’s also the one that has, historically, left me the most prone to injuries.
That said, I came across this great article from Runner’s World, which details small modifications and suggestions that can help you become a stronger runner – and hopefully avoid taking steps backward as a result of an injury: Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury | Runner’s World & Running Times.
Also check out the graphic below for a couple easy steps to correct some of the most common running form issues:
Happy running … and stay safe!