An active lifestyle keeps you fit and focused. In fact, you may feel almost invincible when performing at your peak. That last burst of adrenaline can carry you well beyond the end of your workout. While none of us are Greek gods or superheroes, it’s true that we all share something in common with at least one of them—the Achilles tendon.
The warrior Achilles only had one weakness, but it led to his downfall. Many weekend and road warriors experience trouble with this tendon – the largest in the body – as well. While the result is less dramatic than that of this mythical figure, many find themselves sidelined with pain.