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Running Thread 2018

Discussion in 'Diet and Exercise' started by MagicRat, Dec 31, 2017.

  1. Chappers

    Chappers Striker

    Aye. Rolling, doing the heel drops and also have a support which i stick on. Decided to give up on half marthorn for a while and stick to 5 and 10k and see how it goes. If it gets worse I'll have to rest it.
  2. Charlestonian

    Charlestonian Midfield

    Not too bad, really, mainly flat, I’ll stick me Holland shirt on so you can pick me out!
  3. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    you may not need to do that, often its speedwork and hills that cause achilles not high mileage , you may have caught it in time, be positive
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  4. Baghdad McBadLad

    Baghdad McBadLad Full Back

    I have really bad shin splint problems even when I run 3k. Starting again so hoping the more I run and complete my C25k it will get stronger and not hurt but I am on a treadmill at the moment so that may be why?
  5. mackemtillidie

    mackemtillidie Goalkeeper

    Also could be down to your trainers?
  6. MagicRat

    MagicRat Midfield

    I’ve had shin grief in the past and found calf strengthening exercises helped. Eccentric heel drops is a good one, I do them everyday now.

    I’ve been told you can run with shin splints without making it worse. . providing the pains not too bad. I used a compression bandage when running, which helped.
  7. MURPHY1973

    MURPHY1973 Central Defender

    Someone mentioned calf exercises, thats a great idea. I got a few knee problems and plantar fasciitis when I first started the c25k a few years back

    I now do knee and hip strenghening as well as calf raises on a daily basis and it does make a difference. Theres lots of tips online
  8. Baghdad McBadLad

    Baghdad McBadLad Full Back

    I got new trainers after doing some GAIT analysis so it isn't my shoes.
  9. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    Stupidly joined in a club session on Tuesday when had only been back running 3weeks , track was bit slippy , not only did I struggle but came away with a niggly groin , did an undulating loop steady away and could feel it a bit on the downhill stretches
  10. Chappers

    Chappers Striker

    Fucking Bastard Achilles. Going to rest it. Nowhere near as bad as it was a few years ago when I just couldn't run, but afterwards it's throbbing and worried I'm doing more damage.

    Doing the exercises, but think only rest will help. Gutted.
  11. Football Dinosaur

    Football Dinosaur Central Defender

    Training for Manchester. Did 18 miles today. Very tiring. Everything aches now. Been 4-5 years since my last and only marathon to date and knocking on a bit in age now so really struggling. Managed to get in the distance in a fraction under 3 hours but need most of the week to recover now. Feel like I should be doing more as only 7 weeks to go but don't want to over do it and breakdown with no time to get back. Route was Wearmouth Bridge to Shields Sambuca and back, added smaller jog to B&Q and back to bridge, then a mile run arounf the SOL.
  12. D.A

    D.A Striker

    How many miles a week are you doing? I done 15 today and feel toppa.
  13. Football Dinosaur

    Football Dinosaur Central Defender

    Approx 30. I think it' age and fact I'm not as thin as I used to be :(
  14. archiesdad

    archiesdad Midfield

    how old are you like ?
  15. D.A

    D.A Striker

    I'm fat. Got nowt to do with it. I done 35 miles last week on a recovery week. I think you need to run more.
  16. praha12

    praha12 Full Back

    Been out and done a mile and a half tonight.
    Thats my first outing since September last year after i struggled around the Tees 10k with a buggered back.

    Got to about the mile and my knees were screaming for me to stop !
    Knew the first one would be the hardest...
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  17. MagicRat

    MagicRat Midfield

    Welcome back :)
  18. praha12

    praha12 Full Back

    Cheers Rat,
    First race entered is the Terry o Gara in April. Hopefully i should be up to 5k by then :confused:
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  19. Patch Lafayette

    Patch Lafayette Striker

    I had crippling shin splints and changed my trainers and it cleared up in less than a month
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