Category Archives: injury

Alternative Paths

Today could have went very differently. I could have slept in after waking up in the middle of the night. I could have driven the main roads instead of the winding back roads. I could have driven the back road … Continue reading

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Runners: Careful with the NSAIDs

From Caring Medical – Sports Injuries – NSAIDs: Why We Do Not Recommend Them: The following statement comes from a well-known sports medicine book that has gone through five printings. “In spite of the widespread use of NSAIDs there is … Continue reading

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My new tactic. 1% treadmill run + -3% incline on cool-down #twit2fit

Streak day 51.  7.51 miles in 1:15:00. For my last two runs on the treadmills at work, I’ve actually been using the “cool down” as an actual cool down.  I ran 1 mile in 10 minutes, then reset the treadmill … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy went well #twit2fit

My return to physical therapy after the MRI results was better than I expected.  I’ve run 18 miles in the last four days and I’m more “motivated” to keep up with my physical therapy exercises.  We’re reducing the schedule down … Continue reading

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Ran for the first time. 2.16 mi in 18:18 #twit2fit

I intended to go outside to walk 2 miles, despite my back being pretty tight still.  Leaving the gym, I had to decide whether I wanted to bring my iPod Classic (arm band) and phone with me (no pockets).  Doing … Continue reading

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