The body is made to move. Jogging and running is an effective and cheap way of staying healthy year round. It doesn’t only improve how you look, but also how you feel – physically and mentally. All these tremendous benefits come with a few downsides, unless certain precautions are taken.
“Any weight bearing activity, such as jogging and running, if done properly and with proper equipment, is considered a good stress on the body and the body will respond to these stressors by adapting and becoming stronger,” JAG-ONE Physical Therapist President and CEO John Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT, says.