Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub View Post
I suffer from achilles problems too and my last foray into that had me out of running for a year because I just ignored it and kept running. I only stopped when I discovered lumps on it each morning. Don't just plough on through, regardless, as you may end up doing major damage. As others have said, the eccentric exercises on the stairs are the best thing. To aid with the stiffness in the morning, try writing the alphabet before getting out of bed.
Good tip. I always write t-h-o-r-a-h-i-r-d and believe me, it's soon floppy again.