Category: injuries

How and when to break the 10% rule

There is a lot of conventional wisdom in magazines and the internet about only increasing your mileage by 10% per week. The claim is that this helps to prevent injury. The underlying assumption is that the more you run or the more drastic the change to your training, the higher your chance of injury. There …

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Training errors and injuries

There is a school of thought in the running world that trainings errors are the primary cause of injuries. I for one don’t buy it and I will tell you why. The idea behind training errors is that you have some magical progression or volume level that if you adhere to you will never get …

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