Running can be very stressful on your muscles, knees and joints. The type of surface that you choose to run on can affect your aches and pains.
A lot of people run on the treadmill, aka: the "dreadmill," since it is sometimes a necessary evil. While you might the soft surface of a treadmill's belt would be beneficial, the problem with treadmills is that you're running at a forced pace which can wreak havoc on your body.
So, is there one best running surface, or is it important to add variety?
Taneen Carvell, ("Coach T") is a triathlete and marathon runner and coach in the Washington D.C. area. Taneen explains how different surfaces can impact the quality of your run and your health.