I have completed the full 20 week training program from the book and am now back with my running group mostly on trails. Its been about 2 months and I've noticed that the ball of my foot (right below…Continue
I've been doing the slant board exercises/lunges and upper body exercises for 4 weeks and wearing the B2R shoes for 3 weeks and I started out feeling great (and probably pushed too hard!). After a…Continue
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It took an extra week but I've now finished Phase 1 of the Foundation program and I've been pleased with the improvements in my running.
A friend asked me if I thought I was running faster now than before I had my run of injuries and I'm not sure that I am (yet) but I definitely feel stronger and more confident with my running.
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|5th August||3rd November|
It's taken 8 months of strength training and limiting myself to 4 x 30 minute runs per week when injury pain would allow to actually start on the Foundation Program. I suppose I could have started sooner but each time I tried to push myself during that period with hill sprints or strides I'd experience another injury flare up and knew that something just wasn't right with my technique. I wanted to start when I knew that I'd be able to see it through.
I still have some…Continue
Its been 3 months since I finished reading TCI and started on strength training and just under 3 months for wearing my B2R road shoes. To be honest, I thought I'd be further through the program, especially as I've been diligent about doing all the strength exercises 3-4 times per week but I'm kind of stuck on the Transition phase and not wanting to go further until I've sorted out some lingering soreness in my right heel.
While I haven't progressed along the training program like I'd…Continue