Injury Prevention

Improve Your Balance With These Moves

This challenge is all about balance exercises. The task is to walk from one end of a narrow surface to the other without looking down, walk backward to the starting point, then finally walk to the middle of your imaginary “balance beam,” squat down as low as you can, and rise back up to standing. […]

Ask the Experts: Long Runs and Healthy Hamstrings

This month, Women’s Running experts chime in on how far to run during the buildup to goal races, why consistency in training is important, and how to keep those hamstrings happy. How long should my longest run be before a goal race? When building up for races—no matter the distance—it’s important to incorporate a long run. This […]

These Are The Yoga Poses Runners Should Avoid

Many runners find yoga to be an incredibly helpful addition to their workout regimen. It can help us increase the range of motion in areas that, traditionally, get overly tight due to the repetitive movements of our sport. Yoga is also beneficial for strengthening some of the muscles that can get a bit lazy without […]

How To Solve Achilles Tendon Pain

The Achilles tendon is extremely important to running, but it’s also easily injured. Here’s how to prevent and treat Achilles pain.