5 Ways to Be an Injury-Free Runner for Life

If you're worried that running wreaks havoc on your knees, think again: the majority of research indicates that running doesn't increase the risk for joint degeneration and osteoarthritis.

Running does, however, reduce the risk for heart disease and diabetes, increase bone density and even boost brain power. To enjoy these benefits, it certainly pays to be a runner for life. With just a few preventive measures, you can stay healthy and run for years to come.

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