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What's this business about pool running? I hear people say they are taking the day off or training in the pool instead of running. I'm not a swimmer, how can that help me?
Pool running simulates the running motion (without the full range of motion or impact) and will allow an athlete to stay in shape while rehabbing from an injury or if they need to take a day to allow their muscles less stress but do not want to lose fitness.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|