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Running for good

Updated: Feb 21, 2019


Running for good

Running does not have a great reputation in the gym.

I have overheard, over the years, statements claiming that running:

Is bad for your knees.

Is not a help in burning calories (weight lifting is better for that purpose, apparently).

Is boring.

Is not good if you want to get bigger and keep your muscle gains.

Can hurt the back.

Against this backdrop of opinion it is important to reiterate some core principles where running is concerned, if you want to get the best from the exercise: