Women's Health

How to Be Unbreakable


The Issues: Your body works as a unit, also known as a kinetic chain. When one muscle group gets lazy or tense (say, your ankles), another picks up the slack. That can cause painful inflammation issues including IT band syndrome (hip to knee), Achilles tendinitis (calf to heel), and plantar fasciitis (foot), as well as stress fractures, says Malindi Elmore, an Olympic distance runner and coach at the Run SMART Project in Canada.

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