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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Weekly Randomness

Time for another blog of total randomness encompassing my week: Ma and Pa Heritage Village/Railroad Visit – Last Sunday my dad and I spent the afternoon visiting the Ma and Pa Heritage Village and Railroad.  He originally wanted to ride … Continue reading

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2019 – 2nd Quarter Fitness Summary

As June progressed I began looking forward to writing this post to see how track season and my hamstring injury and rehab would affect my stats compared to the first quarter of 2019. April was the busiest month of track … Continue reading

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95% Cleared

I had a physical therapy appointment on Thursday with the physical therapist who completed my initial evaluation.  I was excited to share with him my progress in rehabing my hamstring. On Tuesday I completed a DailyBurn workout that involved upper … Continue reading

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