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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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Ouch

I ended up taking two weeks off from running to let the pain in my right foot settle down, and it did, but defying all explanation, in the midst of this, my left foot started displaying similar symptoms. In the space

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