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Whether you’re a casual runner or are training for a marathon, it’s important to know how to safely prevent injuries. Since each body is unique, these tips aren’t meant to take the place of professional assessment, but to offer general information on safety and prevention.
• Keep tabs on how well hydrated you are. Runners should lose around 2
percent of water weight from a long run, so weigh yourself (stripped down)
before and after your run to monitor the change. If you’ve gained weight, you
may be drinking too much water, which can be dangerous.
• Replenish your muscles with protein as soon as possible after a run. Chocolate milk can help replenish muscles
with protein, carbohydrates and calcium after a high-endurance workout.
• Take time to fully recover.
For additional tips on preventing injury, click here.
If you are a healthy runner looking for an evaluation, please refer to The Micheli Center for Injury Prevention for further injury prevention programs.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”