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Neuroma…

Unfortunately the Morton’s neuroma in my left foot has not improved. Or, more accurately: It started to improve, then I did too much and it got worse again. I ran last week on Saturday and Sunday. It had been hurting

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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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Running

I had a week off work, so my total running in the last nine days is: Sat: 11.2km Sun: 10.8 Tues: 6.2 Thurs: 6.3 Sat: 10.7 Sun: 10.8 Or 56km in total which I’m pleased with. I went into the

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Heat Resistance

Despite it suddenly jumping from 22 to 32°C, I don’t really feel that bad. People at work spent most of the day complaining and a few years ago I would have agreed with them, but I seem much more resilient

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Running amnesia

Today, I got home from my run, showered, made a cup of tea, then looked at my Strava and realised I had no recollection of the last half kilometre. It was a surprise to see the map, because it shows

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Weather

I tried running on Saturday. ‘Tried’ being the operative word. Only a week and a half before, I walked home from work in the snow, but on Saturday it was 21 degrees C. I expected to do 8-10k but I

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