The Most Common Cause of Running Injury
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Find out if you have it and what you can do about it.
Have you ever been sidelined by a running injury and unable to get in the precious miles that keep you fit and sane?
You are not alone. Some experts estimate that over 80 percent of runners will sustain an injury at some point. Luckily, most running injuries are completely preventable if you know how to identify the predisposing factors, and today you will learn how to do so with the most common one.
We help a great deal of injured runners at our clinic and well over a half of those injuries are at least partially caused by a very specific type of hip muscle weakness. In this article, we will teach you how to quickly figure out if you have this weakness, and show you three simple exercises to resolve it before it causes an injury that takes you off the roads and trails.
So, how do you know if you are dealing with this particular cause of running injury? A single-leg squat will tell you.