Having the proper running form will affect the way you perform in a race. If you are running wrong, it will lead to pains, strains, and injuries. Maintaining these steps will keep you in proper form and running efficiently. The way you hold your HEAD is key to your overall posture. Make sure you aren’t looking upwards, or down at your feet. You should be looking … Continue reading Are you running the proper way??
Besides your heel getting the name from the Greek Hero, Achilles, it also has a common injury for runners known as Achilles Tendonitis. It is a common condition that causes pain down the back of the leg near the heel. Besides being the largest tendon in the body, it connects your calf muscles to your heel bone and is used when you walk, run, and jump. Although … Continue reading Are you running with pain in your heel? It could be Achilles Tendonitis.
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the tissue on the sole of the foot. It is often caused by overuse of the plantar fascia or arch tendon of the foot. The two ends of the tendon attach at the bottom of the toes and at the front of the heel bone by means of fascia, a strong fibrous membrane. The plantar tendon keeps the arch of … Continue reading Avoid running with Plantar Fasciitis