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Reluctant runner/walker/jogger


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yay me w4d3 done! I've got to learn to listen playing with my fitbit HR (checking my heart rate)  during my run I must have missed the prompt to walk because here I was trying to keep my heart rate above 100 jogging when I hear the prompt  "start running". Just as well I was in the right frame of mind and kept jogging until the next prompt "start walking". I am pretty pleased with myself maybe I can handle the dreaded 20 min jog next week.

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w5d2 done calves muscle very tender need to rethink how I am  warming up. The muscle was already aching from yesterday's walk as I was working on my stride and breathing for today's workout. I gave my calves a good massage last night and again before I started my workout it did help but towards the end I felt it tightening up and needed to nurse it to complete the session. Just finished massaging the calves and feeling much better

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Paying now went for daily walk calf muscle seizd up had to hoble home got an ice pack on it.

 

Update I am out of action for the next two weeks. Just got back from the physio received  a foot boot  and a lecture about doing a proper warm up. On the plus side I can still walk albeit with the boot on.

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  • 3 weeks later...

Been awhile since I have posted a pulled calf muscle no fun. I was out for a good 2 weeks.

Would've have been back sooner if I wasn't so stubborn and tried to work the 'torn' muscle while it was still healing.

The second week I did no walking at all just did my stretching exercises. On Sunday tried to do W6D1 as soon as I felt the muscle tightening I stopped and just walked. On Monday I did my usual walk and on Tuesday did W6D1, those two weeks off really made it tough, my calf muscle still felt a bit tight but not hurting so carried on and completed it. Wednesday normal walk. Thurs completed day2 still not 100% but I am looking forward to completing week 6 tomorrow. I have learnt that I need to warm up properly so I am doing my stretching exercise in addition to the normal 5min brisk walk. And again when after the cool down period.

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