For many triathletes, the majority of their injuries are due to the running component. What is the main cause of running injuries? Misadaptation. Misadaptation can be broken down into three components.
1) Mechanical stress caused by training errors. Roughly 80% of all running injuries are due to running too much too soon.
2) Intrinsic factors which include biomechanics, muscle dysfunction, tissue weakness, stress and fatigue.
3) Extrinsic factors which include footwear, running surface and medications.Read More