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If you were to decide to attempt a marathon given the training level you've described, there's an interesting academic article that may be helpful in estimating your likelihood of finishing without injury. The paper is by Yeung, Yeung, and Wong, "Marathon finishers and non-finishers characteristics: A preamble to success," Journal of Sports Medicine and ...


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5km or 7km mileage once a week is nowhere close to proper preparation for a marathon. You greatly increase risk of injury by running a marathon unprepared. Go see a doctor about your knee pain from the 20km race and forget about a marathon anytime soon. Many marathon plans have a long run of over 20km once a week for several months (and often with a run or ...


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Hey alright just yesterday I had the same problem train karate and hurt myself acouple of times , so I thought maybe become stronger I started doing mauythai a few weeks back (about 1-2) anyway my instructor told me to front kick the pads ( this mauythai pad was hard) anyway soon as I front kicked it incorrectly it hurt like hell but I still trained it hurts ...


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No, carrying hand weights is not a bad idea. It is a good idea, despite the naysayers. I'm on day 651 of my running streak. (1 mile or more every day, no stopping, no breaks, no excuses, no exceptions. www.runeveryday.com I frequently run with two 15 pound dumbbells, sometimes with two 8 pound dumbbells. It's a lot. You might consider using less. ...



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