Rachel Clayton
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Lost power in legs

Started this discussion. Last reply by john hudak on Monday. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I've started running again over the past six months after a few years off due to physical and mental injury (won't go into it). However over the past month i have lost all power in my…Continue

Tags: power, legs, pain, overtraining, burnout

How do I start again after injury?

Started Dec 5, 2017 0 Replies

Hi runners and Eric,I was going well on the first stage of the program and then was struck down very hard by piraformis syndrome.... chronic tightness has trapped my sciatic nerve for about 4 months…Continue

So many posts about knee pain...here's another

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Mijares Sep 7, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi guys and Eric - I was on week 8 of the foundation program last week and knee pain in my left knee on top of the knee struck me down. I've been running for 7 years and usually fast (never zone 2)…Continue

Tags: running, slow, pain, knee

Heart rate monitor vs running by feel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Mijares Jul 20, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi runners,I am in week 2 of my 30min Zone 2 running 4x a week and was wondering if I should be sticking to my heart rate monitor or using breathing through my nose as a cue.I can run at a good pace…Continue

Tags: breathing, zone, two, foundation, nose

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john hudak replied to Rachel Clayton's discussion Lost power in legs
"Hi Rachel, have things improved over the last month? If you haven’t been foam rolling and/or stretching your leg muscles, you could have overly tight muscles. A good Physical Therapist or Run Trainer (like Eric) should be able to help you by…"
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Lost power in legs

Hi everyone, I've started running again over the past six months after a few years off due to physical and mental injury (won't go into it). However over the past month i have lost all power in my legs. I can't do any speed work, legs just won't 'go', and I can only manage really slow runs (10min/mile). Before getting back into eric's training I may have been pushing too hard for six months: looking back most of my runs were tempo runs, vo2 max runs. I just loved being able to run again and…See More
Jul 24

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How many years have you been running?
8
What is your goal race for the year?
Ultramarathon in 12months
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
33min 8km
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Ultramarathon trails

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