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What causes running injuries?

Most running injuries are caused by overuse and ignoring your body. Many look back on their training post-injury and recall yellow flags of pain or stiffness that lead to an injury. Spending an extra 5 to 10 minutes stretching or completing a few exercises today may prevent a visit to your doctor or physical therapist tomorrow.

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