7 Ways to Stop an Injury Before It Starts

Among the trickiest aspects of training your body to perform in any long distance race is increasing mileage without inducing injury.

While there's no silver bullet for injury prevention, adhering to these tips will give you a leg up on keeping your legs healthy as you approach race day.

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Beth Shaw

Beth Shaw is a USA Track and Field Certified Coach and a US Masters Swimming Certified Coach who has completed numerous marathons, road races and an Ironman triathlon. Beth writes a fitness blog called Discombobulated Running and has contributed to Women's Running. She also coaches runners to reach their athletic goals. You can follow her on Twitter.
Beth Shaw is a USA Track and Field Certified Coach and a US Masters Swimming Certified Coach who has completed numerous marathons, road races and an Ironman triathlon. Beth writes a fitness blog called Discombobulated Running and has contributed to Women's Running. She also coaches runners to reach their athletic goals. You can follow her on Twitter.

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