The Runner’s World Show Episode 32: A Healthy Running Life

For runners, few things are worse than getting injured. Except—perhaps—when we can’t pinpoint the cause of the pain, and therefore, its treatment. This past spring, Runner’s World contributing editor Cindy Kuzma recorded an investigative mission of sorts into one runner’s battle with plantar fasciitis. Listen to the story here (segment starts at 29:37).

Can You Be Injury Free?

Use the injury-prediction calculator from the March issue of Runner’s World to determine your risk of getting hurt—then take proactive steps to lower it. (Bonus content: Hear my interview about this article, and others, on Coach Jay Johnson’s Run Faster podcast; download a pdf of the quiz to print; and see video demos of the strength training moves.)

Fit City: San Juan, Puerto Rico

A mere four-hour direct flight from O’Hare, San Juan might just rank as the easiest tropical getaway possible. You don’t have to bring your passport, change your money, or speak a different language to navigate this U.S. territory (though locals will definitely appreciate your rusty high-school Spanish, should you choose to use it). You also don’t have to put a hold on your fitness routine. Read the full article for A Sweat Life.