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Thinking about running an ultramarathon?

Thinking about doing an ultra marathon? 8 weeks ago I decided I was going to enter an ultramarathon. I did think it might be a tall order, but after having completed the training for the marathon in April and completing … Continue reading

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IT band rehab workout

In my quest for getting my IT band back to normal… I’ve come up with the following workout to help strengthen my legs and hopefully get me back running soon. For more informatin on IT band friction Syndrome (ITBFS) go … Continue reading

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Wk26 – 15 min run then 30 min tabata circuits

Monday night and I tried another wee run on the treadmill – and successful it was. I aim to keep the time I’m running at a minimum and to be honest, it’s quite nice not having the massive milage goals … Continue reading

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Wk25 – 4.2M Clyde Bridge loops with knee pain

The plan for Wednesday’s run was to try to run up to 5 miles and see if I experienced any pain in my knee/IT band.  I had run 1.5 miles on Monday night on the treadmill (13.5 minutes) and hadn’t … Continue reading

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Wrecked my knee and my plans

Well, the bad news is that I appear to have really injured my knee. Yesterday during the 31 mile extravaganza I did: (https://lornpearsontrains.wordpress.com/2011/06/24/wk24-31m-dunbar-hospital-thurso-to-wick/ ) I felt the familiar pain of IT band friction in my right knee and leg from … Continue reading

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Iliotibial band friction syndrome

My Fit Friend has suffered from an ongoing injury since February 2010… that’s 15 months now! Her IT Band (Illiotibial Band) gave her problems when she was running.  She was running downhill one day and her knee suddenly got very sore … Continue reading

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Forearm strain

I may as well post about my latest injury.  An injury which thankfully isn’t stopping me from running, but one which is annoyingly painful.  What is a muscle strain? A strain is caused by twisting or pulling a muscle or … Continue reading

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