Running Injury Prevention
Running is a joy, it’s fun, it’s a way to clear our minds or stay in shape
Marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k . . . 60% of runners have some form of injury. It might even seem that getting hurt and having our training interrupted is inevitable.
But it doesn’t need to be.
Start reducing your risk of running injury now.
Our running injury prevention program builds on our eight principles of training to help you reduce your risk of running injury as much as possible. Running injury prevention can include stretching, but it should not be a focus. It can also include choosing specific shoes, but that should also not be a focus.
Instead, our goal is to improve your strength, power, and tolerance to running stress in a gradual, progressive manner. Doing this consistently, and in a research-based manner will help you run with less risk of injury and greater enjoyment.
The running injury prevention program is 8 weeks long and is based on strength and plyometric exercises shown to reduce injury risk. You will receive access to high definition videos with detailed explanations. We supplement that with running strategies, recovery tips, and activities to do on off days. A new weekly plan will be emailed to you each week.
When you sign up, you will receive an email within 24 hours that grants you access to the first week’s training schedule. Over the next seven weeks (eight total weeks), you will receive an email granting access to the next week’s training plan. Each week’s training schedule will include:
- Two new injury prevention workouts; each workout will include specific exercises (with video demonstration of each) with sets, reps, and weights for each
- Recommended workout sessions to supplement the injury prevention workouts
- Tips regarding technique and other steps you can take to reduce injury risk
|Who should use this program?||
Our Running Injury Prevention program is designed for runners of all ages. It is appropriate for both beginners and those who have run for years.
|When should I use this program?||
While it can be used successfully at any time, inserting this program during your off-season schedule makes the most sense
|How does it work?||
Sign up for the program
|The Weekly Email||
The weekly email you receive includes a link to the program. The program indicates research-based exercises are to be performed in a specific order and a prescribed number of times. Each exercise has both a written description and a video demonstration to help teach you proper technique