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Does Running Actually Ruin Your Knees?

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 10: <p>A <strong><a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/run-race/n/struggles-new-runners-face-and-how-overcome-them">major struggle for new runners</a></strong> is the anxiety of getting injured. This is many runners’ worst nightmare. There is a certain amount of fear with every new exercise regimen. Some of the <a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/technique/17-most-common-fitness-injuries-and-how-prevent-them"><strong>worst possible injuries</strong></a> are a torn ACL, stress fractures, trouble walking, and knee problems.</p>

Does Running Actually Ruin Your Knees?

A major struggle for new runners is the anxiety of getting injured. This is many runners’ worst nightmare. There is a certain amount of fear with every new exercise regimen. Some of the worst possible injuries are a torn ACL, stress fractures, trouble walking, and knee problems.

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