Every January, fitness centers are flooded with folks making good on New Year’s resolutions.
And it isn’t long before therapy gyms are jam-packed, too.
“We often see people suffering from overuse injuries such as shin splints, tendinitis and plantar fasciitis,” says Amy Macon, a physical therapist at Methodist Outpatient Rehabilitation Center in Flowood and a veteran runner.
But local fitness experts say such injuries can be avoided with the right approach. Here’s their advice on how to pursue your 2015 fitness goals safely and successfully.