Runners are constantly searching for new ways to combat injuries: proper sneakers, healing compression gear, and other protective measures are taken to reduce the likelihood of mishaps. Still, out of thirty-six million people who run each year, 40-50% of them experience some form of injury. The infographic below takes a detailed look at the cause and symptoms behind the most common running injuries. It also contains tips to avoid getting hurt, such as warming up with a short walk, shortening your stride, and staying hydrated. Take a look at the in-depth breakdown below and stay safe on the roads!

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