Tag Archives: hamstring strain

2019 – 4th Quarter Fitness Summary

I feel a little late in posting this since we’re already halfway through January, but I still felt it necessary to wrap up the year so I have it for comparison purposes. In October I only raced the Glow in … Continue reading

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Dead Butt Syndrome

I’m not sure where or when I first read about dead butt syndrome, but once I discovered it I had a sneaky feeling I had it.  I’m a desk jockey, spending 40 hours a week glued to a computer for … Continue reading

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Back on Track

After spending a good portion of the summer rehabing (which isn’t a word per the red line under it, but I think it should be) from my hamstring injury I feel I am fully recovered and back into my normal … Continue reading

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Sasquatch 5k Trail Run

Prerace Info – I am a total road runner.  Even running cross country in high school I hated if courses were muddy.  Heavy, wet shoes are one of my top running pet peeves.  That said I willingly signed up for … Continue reading

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Pain Free Training

Last week was the first week since my hamstring injury and rehab that I felt as if I actually trained and it was truly pain free.  Not that my hamstring had been really causing much pain, but I would still … Continue reading

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Testing Limits

I’m finding that while dealing with an injury is tough, figuring out if you’re truly healed and how to train post-injury poses its own set of challenges.  My physical therapist had advised that it would be normal to feel some … Continue reading

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Double Digit Week

The week of April 21st I ran more than 10 total miles.  From that point my mileage declined until I ran the Turkey Hill Country Classic 10k and was forced to take two weeks off from running due a mild … Continue reading

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