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Is overtraining the reason most runners get injured?

Is overtraining the reason most runners get injured? Many runners have injuries, and for those who train hard, the injury rate is estimate to be as high as 71% according to a new article in shape magazine. Regardless of training philosophy which may include hard / easy days, interval training or days off to recover, pushing too hard too fast may result in stress fractures and other injuries that were avoidable had we taken it a bit slower. Part of the problem is that we try to work at a level that our body is not capable in its current Read More »