Soon, the Moscow Marathon will take place in Russia, annually involving people who want to test their endurance. The experts said that women's running is different from men's, and this is important to consider in the training process.
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Sports medicine expert Alexander Kolesov noted that it is important for women to pay attention to their menstrual cycle if it coincides with the start of the marathon. Many may suffer from abdominal pain and discomfort, in which case it is undesirable to go out on a distance. Also, before the start of the event, it is better to assess a number of indicators, including the level of hemoglobin, ferritin, erythrocytes, sometimes they need to be corrected. Some of the fair sex, especially those giving birth, have pelvic instability. The solution can be kinesio tape on the lumbar region. With it, the risk of pain while running is lower in this area.
Joint hypermobility can also be a problem for women; you need to monitor your well-being during long runs. If pain occurs, kinesio taping of the knee and ankle joints, cervicothoracic region will not be superfluous, writes Woman. In addition, it is important for girls to take into account individual characteristics.