Running injuries are common and often largely due to training load mismanagement over several weeks or months. Considering internal and external loads is vital while progressing appropriately.
Consistency is king 👑 when it comes to running. This allows us to adapt to ward off injury while also helping with performance. Consider using exertional minutes and the acute:chronic ratio discussed above.
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