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Running…

Over the (late) summer I contracted an unlikely running injury: a throbbing in the front of my shoulder/chest. I later discovered that barbell rows aggravated it, so I think it has something to do with the motion of pulling my

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Rain

Two Saturdays, two 11k runs in heavy rain. Last weekend resulted in rather a lot of soreness in the nipple area. When it rains so heavily my clothes just hold the water and the extra weight results in friction. I

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Google Fit

I started using Google Fit on my phone last week. Google fit is yet another app for recording exercise activity, but it’s a bit different from others in that it’s very passive. It runs all the time and tries to

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Metatarsalgia #11

Last Friday I went back to the doctors about my foot and have now been referred to a specialist, whatever that involves and when it will be I don’t know yet. It seems to be hurting on average much less

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Metatarsalgia #10

The balancing exercises (single leg squats + single leg romanian deadlifts) have progressed much less quickly than planned because of uncooperative muscles that have demanded things like recovery time. I am very surprised by this because they are just bodyweight

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Metatarsalgia #9

I think it’s #9 anyway. The shoe change seems to have helped a bit but not as much as I hoped. The stages so far have been: 1. Ignore it (didn’t work) 2. Reduce mileage (didn’t work) 3. Stretch my

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Body used confusion. It’s super effective!

Monday: Run. Bit uncomfortable. Tuesday: OK Wednesday: Hmm Thursday: This is getting uncomfortable Friday: This is getting worse Saturday: 20 minute walk as a pre-run warmup, felt a bit tender. Ran, felt absolutely fine. It feels better now post-run than

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