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In this episode, we meet Brad Beer, the author of You Can Run Pain Free. Brad Beer is a physiotherapist in Gold Coast, Austrailia. He works with professional athletes and Olympians, along with everyday runners (or wannabe runners) to help them pursue their sports without pain or injury.
This first step is critical.
Understand your flexibility
Know your optimal body weight for running.
If you're carrying too much body weight, you'll be putting too much strain on your joints. Losing a little weight, even if it isn't body fat, will mean less stress on the body.
Using a 10 point checklist, a running expert can evaluate your running form. This checklist looks at the length of muscles, endurance tests, mobility, etc. You can get the full checklist from the book.