Strengthen your feet and ankles
Starting a new sport too quickly and not allowing enough recovery between workouts can be bad news for your muscles
This 20-plus man was a passionate spin bowler for his local cricket team. He would attend practice twice a week and wreak havoc on the opposition batsmen. His teammate encouraged him to sign up for a local half marathon coming up in the off-season, thinking it would be a great way to keep fit without having to hit the gym. The bowler had never thought of running in a marathon before but because his friend was relentless in his encouragement, he decided to give it a try.