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Benefits Pros and cons How often should you run with a weighted vest How to use Best weighted vest Ideal weight for weighted vest You've been working out for a while but want to amp up your workouts a notch. Maybe you'd like to lose weight faster. There is a simple way to take your workout from "meh" to "effective." What do you need to know about running with a weighted vest? You need to understand the major benefits along with potential problems before you run with a weighted vest. You also should understand the specifics of weighted vests so...

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KNEE BRACE FOR RUNNING

Running with a knee brace Knee protection for runners Benefits Types of knee braces for running Brace yourself for running In his book Ultra Marathon Man, ultra-marathoner Dean Karnazes, "There's magic in misery." But do you have to be fully miserable to run? Is there a way to mitigate some of the pain of running?  When you're a runner who has suffered a knee injury or if you have recurring knee weakness and want to run, you should wear a knee brace. While running with a knee brace may initially feel bulky, even a basic compression brace will keep your knee stable and healthy as you seek...

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SORE CALVES

Causes Running with sore calves Prevention Takeaway You've worked hard, pulled yourself off the sofa, and started running. You should receive a cookie or at least the satisfaction of feeling good. Instead, you're rewarded with sore calves after running.  Do sore calves mean you have an injury, and what do you do to prevent sore calves or treat sore calves? Sore calves are a natural part of running. You can prevent them with proper stretching and strengthening techniques, and you can treat sore calves the same way you treat other sore muscles, with ice, massage, and anti-inflammatory medication.   Why Do...

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