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…

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: 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…