The jets of a hot tub are the closest thing I have found to a miracle cure. If only I owned one...
From Fritz on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 09:14:49 from 18.104.22.168
icing as much as possible was the miracle cure for me...that and not running up steep hills.
From Rob Murphy on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 09:46:22 from 22.214.171.124
No miracle cures Mark. The key is not to ignore early warning symptoms. Nip it in the bud as Barney Fife would say.
From MarkS on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 11:48:13 from 126.96.36.199
Thanks for all of the advice.
I have cut way back on my training, and have been trying to ice my achilles before and after runs. It seems to be the best. I also warm up very well at the start of my runs. They are gradually getting better. I think by the time of my race they will be okay.
From Jake K on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 12:09:50 from 188.8.131.52
Mark - when I've had some achilles issues in the past, using a heating pack to warm up my distal calf muscles before heading out the door really helped. That and eccentric calf drops a few times per day.
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