Union Square’s Summer in the Square returns this year with more fun and fitness than ever before! The Union Square Partnership’s FREE weekly summer entertainment series is held Thursdays in Union Square Park from June 12 – August 7 and offers a vibrant mix of fitness, kids, music and dance programming.
The Achilles is a tendon that connects your two major calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is placed under too much stress, which is a common occurrence for runners and other athletes, it can become less flexible and even inflamed. An inflamed Achilles tendon can eventually tear, which is why any runner should take steps to protect their Achilles and recognize the symptoms of inflammation before they get to be too much.
As we move from one season into another, extreme temperatures can sneak up on you. It can be quite pleasant one day, then abnormally hot or cold the next. During this time of transition, it's particularly important to guard against temperature-related illnesses.