Marx Running Guide to Common Running Injuries: Achilles Tendonitis

This is Marx Running’s fourth installment in our Injury Guide. The goal is to give practical advice on how to get over the most common running injuries. Up through this point we have covered Plantar Fasciitis, Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome), and Shin Splints. We first give an overview and description of each injury and then provide an action plan on how get healthy again. What is it? The Achilles …continue…

Marx Running Guide to Common Running Injuries: Shin Splints

This is the third installment of Marx Running’s Guide to Common Running Injuries. In the first two blog posts, we covered plantar fasciitis and then patellofemoral pain syndrome (aka Runner’s Knee), but now we are focusing our attention between these two areas — to the shin. Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome as it’s officially known, is the source of pain for many beginner and even some veteran runners. …continue…