Running Injuries: Risk vs. Reward

When was the last time you heard someone say, “My calf was hurting all last week, but I ran through it anyway and now it miraculously feels fine”? Probably never, right? This scenario is extremely uncommon. On the flip side, at Marx Running we constantly hear the opposite: “My shin was hurting last week but I ran through it, now it hurts all the time and I can’t run.” This, …continue…

The Most Misunderstood Workout: The Recovery Run

Running is a stressful activity. It puts stress on your muscular and skeletal systems, your aerobic system, and even your immune system. It’s no surprise that the average runner has been injured a number of times throughout their career. A common theme among these runners is that they go too hard on their “recovery” days. In effect, these recovery workouts end up adding stress to the body when they’re designed …continue…