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Hi everyone, I am a 67 year old male, in good health. I just completed the second week of C to 5K. I am having a lot of pain in my knees. I have started taking Glucosamine hoping that will help. Anyone else experience this ? Anyone have suggestions ? I am not sure what to do, continue and put up with the pain or not...
Ten years ago I was running 5 miles each day, 5 days a week. I guess I just got burned out and stopped... After getting out of shape and gaining weight, I am trying to get back to a routine...
I am also new in this running thing (starting the C25K tonight after work), but from what I have read - shoes are key.
Could you need new supportive inserts for your sneakers? Were they purchased specifically for running? I know that years ago, when I tried to start running, I used my beat up old Nikes and my ankles paid for it. This time, I actually went out and got running shoes and some inserts that were a little firmer than what had been originally used in the sneakers. They are more shock-absorbant too, which is important for me and my weight.
Just my two cents. I'm certain that other people on here will have more insight.. In the meantime, congrats on week two!!! =)
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