Preventing Low Back Pain While Running
Have you ever experienced a runner's high?
It is a fantastic feeling of euphoria that you feel once your body releases endorphins while running.
On top of that, you get all the benefits of running which include:
- Staying in shape
- Burning fat
- Increased endurance
- Boost in confidence
- Stress relief
So what are the downsides?
Other than lack of motivation, what is stopping anyone from gaining these wonderful benefits of running?
The most common answer is that running is harmful to your knees. This isn't a completely incorrect statement.
In fact, there are experts that state that running can have a seriously negative impact on your knees, especially if your form is subpar.
There is even a medical term called "runner's knee." Runner's knee is when an individual is experiencing significant pain on or around the kneecap. Although, it can come from repetitive or high impact motions, not necessarily just running.
However, there is one ailment that seems to be underrated within the running community.
Running can lead to Low Back Pain.
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