Marx Running Guide to Common Running Injuries: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome/Runners Knee

Marx Running is writing a series of blog posts on the most common running-related injuries. We recently published our first blog post in this series, which covered┬áplantar fasciitis. Today we will cover patellofermoral pain syndrome, commonly known as “runner’s knee”. Upcoming posts will tackle shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and IT band syndrome (the other “runner’s knee”). The goal of these blog posts are to gather existing and accepted information on …continue…

Going Barefoot Vs. Running Shoes: The Tradeoffs

One of the big ongoing debates in the running world is centered around whether or not barefoot running is truly better for you because it is “more natural”. We’d like to weigh in on this debate. It’s important for us to note that yes, we are a running store that sells running shoes, so it’s pretty clear on which side our beliefs are going to fall. However, we do have …continue…