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Should I Have A Physical Before I Run A Marathon
Ask Surgeon: Check with your surgeon. Much depends on the level and the rest of the system. What risk are you taking and will you be in pain or aggravate a painful situation. If given the go ahead to run, I would start out slow and short, and then add more distance and speed. One variable at a time. NOT longer faster together. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am feeling vey nauseous, though i haven't thrown up yet. I feel like i could run a marathon, but my stomach says otherwise. What could this be?
Nausea: Are you hydrating yourself, and eating sufficient calories? May want to check in with your doctor. ...Read more
Diagnosed w tiny cortical lucency of anterior tibia. Is almost all the way healed. Can i run a marathon on it?
Tibia: When didbitboccur and when is the marathon? Personally i wouldn't run until cleared by your doctor to do so. ...Read more
I have a baby so i'm so tired.But I seem to be very tired in the morning and ready to run a marathon by the time I put her down to bed at night.?
So?: You are doing a wonderful job caring for the baby. I feel it is normal. At least you have energy when she sleeps at night. If the baby wakes up at night or you breast feed the baby you are probably not sleeping well at night. What's your concern? ...Read more
Marathon Training: If you are between seasons, you should only run 3 days per week. Make the two shorter runs during the week and a longer run on the weekend. Make the shorter runs total to the distance run in the longer run. For Example, if your long run is 12 miles on Saturday, make the two shorter runs equal to 12 miles. Try to build up the long runs up to one 20 miler, increasing 2 miles per week. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more
I ran down a hill at full speed and days later my knees are feeling unstable and are experiencing aches and pains. Is it a bad idea to run a marathon?
Prob not: Hard to say w/ limited information and no physical exam... But if you have pain in your knees coming down hills that sounds like' kneecap' pain.See an ors ( orthopedist ) before you embark on marathon training. Some people who are ' malaligned' @ the knee will not be able to tolerate the training involved to run a marathon... If u are set on running find a 'flat' course and train accordingly ...Read more
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