The Run Down — Running Gear
A lot of people suffer from plantar fasciitis and are unclear of what it is. When addressing the question,"what is plantar fasciitis" the first thing to remember is that it is an overuse injury. Excess stress to the soft tissue, in most cases, will cause pain of some kind. Let's use an example... You...
To a non-runner, going out and spending your weekend pounding pavement, trail or snow ...just so you can (hopefully) get back to where you came from uninjured makes no sense.
But to anyone who’s ever tried it, from the nagging knees and popping hips and breathing hiccups at the beginning, to the feeling of euphoria that comes just after you want to give up in the middle, to the just one more mile/I can’t go one more mile bargaining at the end, there is one thing runners have in common: They are, as a cohort, just a bit little off.