Tag Archives: calves
New York Marathon: The Whole Story – Race Day, The Race
Early stages I am hit by the scene that waits for me as I turn the corner and make my way up the first part of the bridge slope. Manhattan appears in the distance against a mainly blue sky, beckoning … Continue reading
The Fast and the Furious
After my run today, I learned a valuable lesson: know when to push it and when not to push it. I had a good week, following the schedule and having a stong, fast six miles on Wednesday and a short … Continue reading
Stay on the scene, like a six machine!
Six miles on my treadmill yesterday, and I felt good. Today…not quite so good! My calves have been tight all day but decided to give them a test for a three miles run. I’ve been wearing my leg compression sleeves … Continue reading
Run cut short
Ran for about 15 minutes, just over a mile, on the treadmill. Condition Before: Calves a bit tight, but felt I could run for maybe 20-30 mins. Condition After: Got cramp in left foot, which affected left leg, so didn’t … Continue reading
Only did a mile outside tonight, but my calves now feel very tight. Beginning to wonder how out of shape my legs are! Need to get them in condition otherwise going to have problems. Good pace (< 10 minute mile) … Continue reading
Let’s try out the new gear!
After spending all that money on my new gear, I couldn’t wait to try it all out! So with my sparkling new bouncy trainers, high-tech shorts and top, fancy silver socks, and the Nike+ strapped to my wrist I set … Continue reading