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Ways to prevent/treat runner's knee?

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I started running during the summer last year, and things were going great (got up to 5 miles) when I developed runner's knee and had to stop for some time.  I'm starting up again as I'm doing a tough mudder in April, but I'll do some runs and I'll feel it...

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I do alot of stretching and a fast walk before I run. 

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What do I concentrate on first, speed or distance/endurance?

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I'm new to running although my fitness is quite good. I have done some runs on the treadmill over the last couple of weeks and can run 10k in an hour. I now need to know whether I should concentrate on my endurance or try and build on the speed? I don't re...

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Sounds like speed is worth working on for you. I am a novice runner so I am working on endurance first, I think speed will come. My husband has been working on speed with intervals and hill sprints. He has endurance, running 10-20km at least once a week.

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How to improove my running speed

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One little thing i notice that speeds me up is trying to get my foot back to the ground faster. My guess is that this increases my footspeed.  Varying the music i listen to help too, listening to pendulum loud improves my times ;) As per the other posts, de...

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How Often

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Is it ok, physically, to run every day. What I mean is, do you need to give your body (muscles) time to recover? I'm only running a relatively short distance but have run every day for the last 2-3 weeks and my calves definitely feel it. Is that normal?...

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Thanks all! :) x

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When you are new at jogging what is the best possible way...

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I am new at it but want to add it to my fitness routine plus never to old to start

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Taking it easy - watch out for injuries, that are almost never related to muscles, but to joints, so ankles and knees. You should start with a mix of walking and running, increasing the running % by the time.. Consider something like: Level 1 - 2' walk+...

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Is there an easy way to check when you took a challenge?

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Always have to scroll through updates to find when I took a challenge and wondered ifit is recorded anywhere. 

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awesome - I was wondering much the same thing last night - can get a bit confusing trying to keep track of them all :)

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Bad Weather Running

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Due to snow and ice I can't get out to run. However, I have been to the gym and run for 20mins on a treadmill (twice so far this week).  Can I count these runs as part of the challenge?

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Theres no such thing as bad weather just inadequate clothes!

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what day does the week start?

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Do the weeks start on sundays or mondays? i know, stupid question but it makes a difference in the numbers of my runs this week.

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I count a week as seven days regardless of start date. I prefer to think of it this way so i dont get sucked into, well I will start Monday.

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Beginners Program count

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Does the learn to run program count as running?  If I'm starting the learn to run program which is 3 times a week for 8 weeks starting with a walk/run schedule, does this count?

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yes the important thing is that you are out there getting it done, kudos to you and keep it up!

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one week of resting and stretching and the hip still is a...

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I had my hip pain for a few months before it came good, I think it was for a few reasons, firstly i started off to quickly, my mind was ready but my body was not prepared enough for the runs i was doing. Secondly i found a good PT who studies sports physio...

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Do the runs have to be on different days?

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For the three times a week. . . .if I ran twice today and once yesterday, does that count for 3 times this week - or do I have to run on 3 different days?

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I think you're good - it doesn't say 'on different days'. Just 3 per week.

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