Tag Archives: Physio

Looking for the silver lining

My week started with a trip to the physio. He inflicted copious amounts of pain on my body, mainly with his elbow¬†and then uttered the four letter word REST. I sought clarification, apparently this meant no running, no cycling, no … Continue reading

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I don’t like Mondays

I particularly don’t like Mondays after a week off, going back to work was not pleasant this week, but then rarely is. However it was going to get worse! Lunch time I had a physio appointment, more heat, more massage, … Continue reading

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Given the title you might guess that all is not well and you would be right!  During the training for the Ultra, my ankles creeked, but they saved this for just when I got out of bed. On my morning … Continue reading

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I ran

Yes readers you have read right, Sunday morning I ran. In fact I ran a whole two miles, sloooooowly. How did it feel? If I am honest it felt AWFUL. The achilles made its self known, the breathing was all … Continue reading

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Irrational thoughts of an injured long distance runner

I feel like I am suffering from a long bout of that well known running condition called taperingitus.  Maybe I am suffering from acute injuryitus! At times I think I may never run again I don’t want to run again … Continue reading

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Its all No’s

The answer to so many questions is ‘NO’ You been running? Are you going running? Running club tonight? Have you entered…………? You doing parkun this week? Far too many ‘no’s, and it looks set to stay that way for a … Continue reading

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Three days on and I am still suffering. Monday night was awful, sleep almost impossible. After crawling out of bed, walking was tricky, stairs trickier. The hip that took the full force of the 1o miles of limping, was telling … Continue reading

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