If you’re a runner, then chances are you are at risk for a common running injury to your Achilles tendon. Thad McLaurin, Runner Dude, gives these tips to strengthen your calves in an effort to avoid injury to your Achilles tendon.
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Calf strengthening exercises and calf stretches are the best way to avoid Achilles tendon injuries. The following workout shows 5 different exercises that target your calves as well as two stretches. Once or twice a week pick 2 or 3 of the exercises and do 12-15 reps and 2-3 sets of each and before you know it you’ll have calves that are working hard making you a stronger more efficient runner.