Prevent Knee Pain, ASAP!
Two images, same cause!
“Neurons that wire together, fire together!” Donald Hebb, 1949
Knee pain is the commonest problem I encounter, when asked for advice on living the life of an older athlete.
Habits sculpt our minds, and consequently our bodies!
To change your body, you have first to change your mind.
It took three knee surgeries, two due to running, before I changed my mind, and started over. Mastering a low-impact running style, with the help of Danny Dreyer, I qualified for the Boston Marathon. Two years after the last knee surgery.
My only qualification to give running advice!
You have to change your mind, to change your body.
It’s easier said than done, but it can be done!
If this ol’ fart can do it, surely you can!
THINK (beware the canyons of your mind!!!)
If you didn’t leave it too late!
Oh! Yes! Change your shoes, too! Modern running shoes encourage heel striking.
If in doubt, do the sandpit test!
Wishing you happy trails,