Newbie Runner Increasing Distance Without Injury – QUORA

One very important issue for newbie runners that I see all too often is the matter of progression in distance. This is especially important when you are just starting out.

Every newbie runner will experience cardio fitness improving faster than the strengthening of ligaments and tendons. If you increase your distance at the same tempo as your cardio fitness you WILL get injured.

If you are unable to work with a coach to guide you through the step by step process of injury free improvement, then this video will help you through the basics of staying injury free.