The question: I used to be a sprinter in high school. I am now 43 and haven’t exercised regularly since then. I would like to start running, but don’t want to hurt myself. How do you suggest I get back into it?
The answer: Gradually increase your running so that you allow your heart, lungs and connective tissue to adapt. Also, strengthen your core and lower body, paying particular attention to the muscles of the foot and lower leg. These are often neglected, but are extremely important for running. Read More