Runners often have issues with Achillies tendonitis. But the source of the problem is usually a little further up the leg--the calves. Weak or tight calves can overwork the Achillies tendon. Over time this can cause tendonitis. This Calf-Strengthening Workout for Runners, will help you develop strong calves that will help keep you injury-free as well as make you a stronger runner.
Prehab Not Rehab: Injury-Prevention Exercises for Runners
I'm a big believer in "Prehab" to avoid "Rehab." I've compiled some simple exercises for the ankle, glute medius (hips), hamstrings, and claf to help you avoid related injuries as a runner.These are great exercises to do just by themselves or to add to your weekly workout routine. Enjoy!