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Injury prevention for runners is important who want to avoid common running injuries like IT band syndrome, shin splints and runner’s knee. But what is a good injury prevention strategy? In these guides we’ll share running injury prevention strategies and running injury prevention tips to help you stay injury and pain-free for longer. We’ll also answer key questions on injury prevention for runners and the best running injury prevention exercises for runners.

8 beginner Pilates exercises for runnersĀ 

Pilates has become increasingly popular over the last few years as people look for more ways to get active. As a form of low impact exercise, Pilates is a great addition to any training plan to complement your running. In addition, there are many Pilates exercises for runners that offer a full body workout, allowing …

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11 running overtraining symptoms + 8 ways to prevent overtraining

When your body is put under too much stress, or when you don’t allow enough time to recover between runs, it can start to show signs of fatigue.  Tiredness and fatigue can lead to reduced performance in the long term. So how do you spot running overtraining symptoms? Are there any warning signs? Unfortunately there …

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Dynamic stretches for runners: 9 exercises to do before a run

The warm up is essential before any run as it prepares your body for the run ahead. A proper warm up will raise your body temperature and increase blood flow to your muscles, therefore making you less susceptible to injury and muscle soreness after your run. Dynamic stretching is a key part of a warm …

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How to prevent knee pain after running: Causes + 10 prevention tips

Knee pain after running is one of the most common running injuries. Unfortunately, the injury rate in the running community remains pretty high. Knee injuries in particular account for 50% of all running injuries, according to a 2015 study. Running is considered a repetitive, high impact form of exercise involving many muscles and joints, including …

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How to start running again after an injury: 5 tips for success

Injury is unfortunately an inevitable side effect of running, and returning to running after an injury can be tough. No matter how many precautions you take, common running injuries like shin splints and runner’s knee can rear their ugly head.  The question then becomes: “How to start running again after an injury”. In this guide …

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Is yoga good for runners? 6 benefits of yoga for runners

Many runners will tell you that stiff and sore muscles are an unfortunate part of being a runner. All that time on our feet can lead to tight muscles, which in turn can lead to injuries. There are many benefits of yoga for runners. Yoga improves your flexibility, mobility, strength, posture and breathing, which are …

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6 tips for dealing with sore muscles after running

It’s very common to have sore and stiff legs after running, especially if you’re a beginner runner and you’re just starting out on your running journey. Sore muscles after running is normally something you experience 24 to 48 hours after your run. You may also feel soreness and stiffness following other forms of exercise, such …

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Hydration and running performance: 4 key hydration tips for runners

We are all told about the importance of staying hydrated. After all, up to 60% of the human body is made up of water! But how does hydration affect running performance? In this blog I’d like to share some key hydration tips for runners.  Humans must consume a certain amount of water to survive. This …

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