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Doctor insights on: How To Run Long Distance Without Getting Tired

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I get blisters around the ball of my foot when i run long distance. Not on the ball. I need a preventative as I have to train regularly. ?

I get blisters around the ball of my foot when i run long distance. Not on the ball. I need a preventative as I have to train regularly. ?

Foot Blisters: Proper socks can decrease friction and prevent blister formation. Socks made from synthetic blends are best. Socks made from polypropylene or other new synthetic materials can wick moisture away from the skin more effectively than wool or cotton, further decreasing the likelihood of blisters. Layering socks or special double-layered socks can further minimize shearing forces. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not feel tired from running long distance?

What to do if I do not feel tired from running long distance?

Check your shoes: Make sure they are not wearing out. Most athletic shoes have a rated life of about 450-500 miles. If you have more miles on them, consider replacing them. Make sure you hydrate and are not increasing your speed or distance faster than you can handle. Consider OTC arch supports, and if these do not help, see a podiatrist for help. ...Read more

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I do not feel tired from running long distance, should I be concerned?

I do not feel tired from running long distance, should I be concerned?

No. Consider your--: Self lucky. Every one wants to get to the stage where you are. As long as you are not having any symptoms and are eating healthy, i wouldn't worry at all. If still concerned, see your pcp. ...Read more

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Why can't I run long distance anymore?

Why can't I run long distance anymore?

Many factors: Could be due to low back problems, lack of exercise, lack of desire, muscle fatigue ...Read more

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I've had this since I was a kid: I can't seem to run or exercise for too long until I get very tired (i'm not overweight, in fact, i'm quite slim)?

I've had this since I was a kid: I can't seem to run or exercise for too long until I get  very tired (i'm not overweight, in fact, i'm quite slim)?

Tired with exercise: There can be many causes to give this symptoms and i will suggest you see your doctor if you have not done it already and find out what is causing it.You may be anemic, there may be ptoblem with lungs and your heart needs to be checked as well, and we need detailed family and past history.Blood test, ekg, pulmonary function test etc. ...Read more

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Hello! how can I improve my running speed and endurance? I seem to get tired very quickly.

Look to your diet: Too many empty calories ( food with insufficient vitamin content) is a common cause of undue fatigue. ...Read more

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I am not able to develop stamina for running. I get tired after hardly a mile. Please help. ?

I am not able to develop stamina for running. I get tired after hardly a mile. Please help. ?

Stamina: You need to first warm up and slowly increase your stamina over a time. Discuss with your doctor first to see if there are any test to be run to rule out any underlying causes? Good luck ! ...Read more

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Is it okay if i don't get tired and breath normally after running or going up the stairs?

Is it okay if i don't get tired and breath normally after running or going up the stairs?

Absolutely: Yes, you may just be in very good aerobic condition. That being said, if you are doing this for exercise, you will usually need to raise your intensity up to the extent that at least your heart rate gets elevated beyond your resting rate. ...Read more