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Running And Ankle Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running And Ankle Pain.

5 Common Running and Walking Injuries

Both running and walking are simple ways to get a great cardiovascular workout with no equipment beyond a sturdy pair of athletic shoes. But these common activities can lead to pain and injury if you're not careful. Here are five of the most comm...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

Quick and Easy Stretching Routine

When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never...  Read more

A Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention

If you love running as much as I do, you know how frustrating it is when an injury puts the activity you enjoy on hold. Many runners face injury at one time or another, which isn't surprising, given the strain that running can put on your jo...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Injured My Foot While Running Today....
Updated 4/24/2014 1:25:07 PM

Hey guys, I haven't logged onto SP in a bit, but I've been keeping up on my fitness goals! I've been working out roughly six days a week (rest day on Sunday) with 3 days cardio and 3 days of strength training alternating respectively. I've been follo...  Read more

Learning to Run
Updated 4/24/2014 2:48:46 PM

A few months ago, my close friends and I all challenged each other to get in shape; whether it be lose weight, get more fit, eat better. Generally just a "let's make ourselves better" type of challenge. One part of this was to participate in a 5K rac...  Read more

Need Help - Knee Pain while Jogging
Updated 4/24/2014 6:53:25 AM

I started exercising 3-4 days ago, today I realised that I am able to walk much faster than in my previous attempts but when I tried to jog, my knees were hurting and I could not run. I am very overweight but do not have a knee problem in general. W...  Read more

Best Running Apps
Updated 4/23/2014 11:26:10 AM

I am looking for a new running app....I really started to get into running last year and ran my first 5K but slowly 'fell off the wagon.' I'm looking for something simple to use to help me track my progress(miles, time, calories burned) Anyone...  Read more

1st woman to run a marathon - 1967 Boston Marathon
Updated 4/22/2014 10:41:26 AM

This year the men's champion ran it in 2:08, and the women's champion ran it in 2:19.. just 11 mins separating them. We've come a long way since we thought women were incapable of running more than 1.5 miles. www.makers.com/kathrine-switzer...  Read more

Large Joggers

Only run flat areas and uphills to avoid pain.311...  Read more

I LOVE My Pedometer! Even Through Recovery!

My ankle has been bothering me and I've learned about the importance of recovery. If we continue to "push through" pain, our bodies cannot heal and we set ourselves further and further back. Now, I'm not using my pedometer to measure how far I can...  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise with a Sprained Ankle?

When recovering from a sprain, the first goal is to slowly regain a full range of movement. The first 24 hours are important for icing, rest and elevation to reduce the amount of inflammation. It's important to start rehabilitation exercises as s...  Read more

Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d...  Read more