>Running 101>overtraining even though im a new runner??
but i feel ok, except for a little knee pain. would it really hurt to just run 3 miles?
i feel ok, except for a little knee pain.
Reminds me of a quote from me before any knee injury I've ever gotten. (three bad injuries, same knee). That's all I'll say.
And actually, new runners are at a higher risk of "overtraining" because you get in shape much faster than your body adapts to the constant pounding of regular running.
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