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WAYS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE HIPS AND KNEES

Training moderately will not lead to damaged hips, knees or osteoarthritis in people with healthy hips and knees. Moderate means not jogging more than five miles, three or four times a week. If you feel soreness, pain or stiffness in the hips or knees the next day,
this is an indication of overdoing exercise. It's good idea to alternate days of high impact exercise with low impact activity such as swimming or bicycling. Choosing running surfaces that are easier on the joints will also help. For instance, a wooden basketball court is easier on the joints than a concrete court. Good shoes that are sport-specific are extremely important to prevent foot, knee and hip problems. Also, shock-absorbent inserts in your shoes will help to reduce jarring.

Tune-Up is the exercise program with no impact, which is very safe for your joints.


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