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Wk2 painful knees - New here!

Hello I've just completed wk2 first run and my knees are aching this morning after a night's rest. I haven't been able to run/jog for years but week 1 went well. Can anyone offer any advice in terms of exercises to help a pair of old knees cope? I do have good running shoes and the only warm up I did was the brisk walk, where am I going wrong?

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Were your good running shoes fitted after a gait analysis?

If not, they may not be suitable.

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Warming up well.. dynamic stretching too.. and definitely stretching and maybe rolling after the runs..:)

These may help;


Try to land as lightly as you can at this stage too:)


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