6 Rules for Running After 40

Whether you're a brand new runner, picking it back up again after a long break, or continuing a long-time running habit, you probably wonder how running will impact your body as you age. We have good news for you--research shows that for the vast majority of aging runners, the sport does much more good than harm. For example, older runners enjoy better aerobic fitness than their non-running counterparts, and a recent study has even shown that running can significantly reduce the incidence of knee osteoarthritis and hip replacements.

Still, running (like any sport) is not without its risks, but by following these six tips you can minimize those risks and reap the benefits of running for many years to come.

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