Shawn's Running Blog Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:12:04 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Mon, Dec 09, 2019 <p>45 minutes fast walking at the high school.&nbsp; No calf pain.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Dec 08, 2019 One hour of fast walking. Calf felt fine. Thought about running, but not yet. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Dec 05, 2019 <p>Planned on 5 miles, but slight pain developing in right calf after 2, so I stopped there.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Dec 04, 2019 <p>Push-ups, planks, pull-ups.&nbsp; Legs just a little sore from yesterday&#39;s first run after two weeks off, but no pain in calf.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Dec 03, 2019 <p>3 easy miles around the high school.&nbsp; After hard speed workout on Nov. 17, I had tendinitis in my&nbsp;right calf where the achilles connects to the calf muscle.&nbsp; It didn&#39;t get better the next day.&nbsp; I took 5 days off, with some pain to the touch remaining.&nbsp;&nbsp; Then I tried to do an easy run, and pain came right back before I ran a half mile.&nbsp; I took 10 more days off, and then I started doing some walking/jogging, with some stiffness but minimal pain.&nbsp; Today was the first day of actually running without any pain.&nbsp; I was supposed to do a local &quot;fun run&quot; on Dec. 1, but I skipped it.&nbsp; It will take time to get fitness back, but today was a good sign.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Nov 18, 2019 <p>Push-ups, planks, pull-ups.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Nov 16, 2019 <p>14 miles on pavement and dirt, including 8 x 4:00, at or a bit faster than anaerobic threshold pace, with 2:00 jog recovery after each; 10 x 100 meter sprints, with jog back to start after each.</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Fri, Nov 15, 2019 <p>4 easy miles around the high school.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Thu, Nov 14, 2019 <p>4 easy miles around the high school.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Wed, Nov 13, 2019 <p>12 mile hill run, from friend Tum&#39;s house up into the trails above Thaphon Dam.&nbsp; Muddy with brutal hills is a bad combination when you&#39;re wearing trail shoes with too-close lug spacing.&nbsp; Nike Terra Kigers suck in mud.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Tue, Nov 12, 2019 <p>5 easy miles around the high school.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Mon, Nov 11, 2019 <p>19 mile long run, part pavement, part dirt roads.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Sun, Nov 10, 2019 <p>4 easy miles around the high school.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2019 07:00:00 Sat, Nov 09, 2019 <p>13 miles, part pavement, part dirt roads, including 10 x 3:00 at, or a bit faster than, lactate threshold pace, with 1:30 jogging rest after each; 10 x 100 meter sprints (90% effort), with jog back to start after each.&nbsp; Very good run, and I&#39;m glad I let my legs rest yesterday.</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 07:00:00