Running Without Injuries to the Feet

Running Without Injuries to the Feet

Millions of runners end up quitting or stagnating in their routine due to foot injuries. There are a lot of things that can cause the feet to ache and it is not too hard to avoid, it just takes a keen sense of mind and proper technique. Avoiding injuries to the knees, feet, ankles and back is crucial for a runner that is looking to move forward with relative ease. Consider the following tips to avoiding foot injuries.

First and foremost, always look at the shoes that are being used. Do not utilize shoes that do not fit properly. Many people assume that a loose fitting shoe or a shoe that is comfortable at first, is the key. That’s not always true. Get a true fitting shoe and make sure the arch of the foot is supported. Making sure a shoe has good impact support, and is not too tight on the foot, but at the same time not too loose either, can be a life saver in the long term.

The second thing to remember is to always wear proper fitting socks. People often neglect to get the right size socks, and that’s odd. Socks should fit the foot and not be too tight, as to cut off circulation of blood to the foot. Always make sure to wear socks that compliment the foot and the shoe, and make sure the material is breathable.

Lastly, always jog or run with concern over the terrain. This is crucial to those that are looking to stay healthy and safe. If the road or track is full of debris, be wary of not focusing on the run. Always keep an eye out, to ensure healthy running for years.

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4 Responses to “Running Without Injuries to the Feet”

  1. Nathanael Breslauer
    July 17, 2011 at 7:51 am #

    Very helpful and informative.

  2. Wally Primm
    July 17, 2011 at 7:53 am #

    I like the valuable information in your article.

  3. Boby
    July 17, 2011 at 8:06 am #

    Running Everyday keeps doctor away:-) Great information.

  4. Deborah Taylor-French
    October 15, 2011 at 1:24 pm #

    Fab video full of how to strengthen yourself to build a body for running and how to prevent injury. Good facts, tips and laughs.

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