The question: I am a runner, and a while ago my doctor diagnosed me with tendinitis in my Achilles tendon. After a lot of rehab, my doctor has cleared me to start running again. I want to be smart about my training this time. Any suggestions?
The answer: Before you hit the road again, I suggest you have a qualified fitness professional assess your running gait. You should also assess the running habits you had before your injury. Did you increase your speed or volume too quickly? Answering such questions truthfully will help you avoid any mistakes that may have led to the injury. Read More