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: (15,360)
9,709 4/26/12 9:49 P
Running! Running in sand is a lot harder, and easier on the joints!
Fitness Minutes: (12,135)
4/26/12 6:33 P
So glad you asked this as I am headed to the beach Wednesday and would love to get some ideas.
4/26/12 6:21 P
Going on vacation next week. Was looking for ideas for exercises I can do on the beach! :) Please share your favorites! I'm so excited - I can't wait to run on sand.
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