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In Life as well as in running the secret is Pace.

Friday, March 2, 2012

February in review

Doing some stretching while I watch my daughter's football practice.

Swim -- None
Bike --- 210 miles
Run ---- 179 miles
Core --- 230 minutes
Stretching -- as much as possible (doing a standing pigeon at my desk as I type this)
Lacrosse Ball - the same...

Total -- 46:45

A year ago I was in the best running shape of my life...  Then fell and tore a muscle in my quad.

I changed my gait to accommodate both a bum knee and an injured quad...  I was using almost all hamstrings then Bing! Piriformis

I'm treating the Piriformis...  strengthening and working on mobility... and trying to learn to run properly again.

Now I'm in overall better shape core/flexibility/strength wise...  but the speed is missing still.

I am, a work in progress.


My Boring Triathlon Blog said...

230 minutes of core??? holy crap. I don't think i've done 230 minutes in a year

Matthew Smith said...

That sucks that you've had to regroup and do something totally different to make things work. I'm sure you'll get your speed back. Nice work on the totals! Keep it up!

Wes said...

I will always be a work in progress :-)

Michael said...

Wow...those are some completely impressive numbers. 179 miles in a single month, and a short one at that.

It also sounds like you've been through the mill as you get injured, compensate, then get injured due to the compensation...seemingly an endless cycle.

Here's to getting and staying healthy !!

Will said...

Injuries suck, but you have to fight through them with patience. Keep up the good work.