Staying fit when injured

Injuries are an all too common aspect of exercise. It’s normally a byproduct of over-training or under-recovering, depending on how you look at it.

But even those runners who rest often and work on injury prevention protocols can still pick up injuries.

There are so many types of injuries out there, with different levels of severity and multiple potential causes, that it can be hard to know what to do.

Here are five steps on what to do when you pick up an injury, and how to stay fit during recovery: