Fitness Minutes: (112,042)
46,222 4/26/12 11:41 P
Be VERY careful when running on sand. The reason, because it is a very unstable surface there is a tendency to put a lot of strain on the foot, ankle, calves and most importantly the Achilles tendon. As a 6 year runner, I would not run on sand for more than 30 seconds at a time...too much potential risk for an injury!
Fitness Minutes: (14,252)
9,691 4/26/12 9:49 P
Running! Running in sand is a lot harder, and easier on the joints!
Heather Writer, mother, wife, and breadwinner. I love to run, but running doesn't love me, so I'm switching to my low-impact bike.
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