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What To Do When You Can’t Run

  • By Mackenzie Lobby
  • Published Aug 8, 2014
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Achilles tendonitis

Typical healing time:
4–12 weeks

Alternative: Swimming. Achilles injuries require you to rest the affected area, making swimming a great exercise option. Kicking will provide blood flow to the area without the demand it takes to push off the ground when running.

Try this:
- Warm-up: 15 min
- 2×100 sprint with 1 min recovery
- 2×100 kick sprint (with kickboard) with 1 min recovery
- 5×50 sprint with 30 sec recovery
- 5×50 kick sprint with 30 sec recovery
- Cool-down: 10 min

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