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I'm so sore from running track, I need some serious advice on how to avoid this.?

I'm so sore from running track, I need some serious advice on how to avoid this.?

Sore from runninh: You might accelerate your tempo faster than your body can adjust. Read books carefully. . Runner's world is good mag. Need good preps by good diet to support your runs, but not too much before runs. Growth hormones that allow body build up is not secreted if you are full closed to runs, but run hungry is not advised as body uses your muscle to feed your run=loose muscle instead of gain. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your stomach like on the side and lower abominal to be sore after running track?

Is it normal for your stomach like on the  side and lower abominal to be sore after running track?

Strain: This could be strain injury brought on by running. The sore muscles would be more painful with turning and twisting. Try applying cold or warm applications for the soreness. If you're able to take anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen, this may relieve some of the discomfort. Have your md examine the area if significant pain keeps occurring. ...Read more

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If I have epilepsy, would you recommend running track? There's no known cause and I have grand mal occasionally following with tonic.

If I have epilepsy, would you recommend running track? There's no known cause and I have grand mal occasionally following with tonic.

Participation in : aerobic exercise like running on a closed track under supervision actually helps reduce the frequency of seizures in some patients. However, you need to ask your neurologist if it is the right thing for you to do, as your school will require a medical release. Since your seizures are not controlled by your current regimen, also ask your neurologist if other treatment options are available. ...Read more

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Can I begin running track again after 5-6 weeks of my stress fracture femur?

Can I begin running track again after 5-6 weeks of my stress fracture femur?

Not until cleared: You need to be cleared by your doctor for return to activity after a fracture, even stress fractures. ...Read more

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Can a person who is asthmatic run track I want to do some running but I have asthma. I'm not sure what type of asthma.

Can a person who is asthmatic run track I want to do some running but I have asthma. I'm not sure what type of asthma.

Yes, see pulmonary: Yes, many asthmatics are athletes. I would check with your pulmonogloist though so that you can control your asthma , and get the proper medications and learn what your asthmatic triggers are. There is exercise and cold induced asthma, but with proper control even this shouldn't stop you from exercise. ...Read more

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My friends sometimes stop breathing in track practice when running and pass out. How can I help them or myself if this happens again? What causes this

My friends sometimes stop breathing in track practice when running and pass out. How can I help them or myself if this happens again? What causes this

See doctor: If he loses consciousness while running this may be very serious due to potentially life threatening conditions in the heart or heart/lung. Best thing is to recommend checkup by his pmd or a peds cardiologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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