Hot and cold review

I’ve never tried any pain relieving gels since I started running, I never thought that they would work. Since trying them I’ve changed my mind. First of all I need to make it clear that I was sent the products by the manufacturer to review and I received...

Pain and suffering

Pain and suffering aren’t two things that spring to my mind when running. Maybe I’m not running far enough, yet! Have a great weekend. It is through pain and suffering that one can really begin to unravel the complexities of human emotion. Terry Conway UK...

Foam rolling the quadriceps

I’ve been using my foam roller for the last couple of days. One word, painful! Rolling my quads seems to be the most painful, the following day my legs feel like they’ve been on a long run. I’ve been doing this exercise for my quads. I was wondering...

Running hurts, or does it?

I don’t agree with this quote but here goes. The truth is that running hurts. Unknown. This is my adaptation, with a bit of help from ChiRunning. The truth is that running can be uncomfortable at times. I think there is too much emphasis given to the “no...

A number of firsts

This morning’s run was a gamble, I’ve had some shin pain for over a week. Nothing too bad, no swelling and I had no pain during my rest runs last week. I took an extra days rest on Monday and still had some pain in my left, from my ankle and up the side of...

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