The eagle-eyed visitor have noticed there have been no “this week on the run” for a while. This is quite simply because I haven’t been on the run very much. And if you think that’s because of my hurting calf, you’d be right. Here’s where it’s at. The week after Gibraltar I was in Paris on a small [...]fungrim
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Following lasts weeks success and calf-pain-free experience, I was eager to get going again: Tuesday, 5km: Alas, the calf was feel worse again. But apart from that the run was lovely, the legs felt strong and the Woods of Årsta felt like a good place to be. Saturday, 6km: My first run in Gibraltar. The calf was stiff as usual. I wanted [...]fungrim
Another week another chapter in the hurting calf. The Tuesday I went to a new doctor, namely Idrottsdoktorn.se (literally “the sports doctor”). After listen to my whining, having me hop around on one leg, doing fall outs, squats and various other tricks like such an old dog he passed verdict: I’ve had an inflammation [...]fungrim
Bah! I attempted to tread lightly on Tuesday and failed miserably, after 3KM I decided to cut it short and walk home as my calf was hurting. After which I decide to take a break. And since then the must peculiar thing has happened: although I still feel the calf when I add pressure to it, gradually my left heel started acting up, all [...]fungrim
Continuing on the calf-story. Last week my feeling was that it had to do with pace and cadence. So this weeks goes was to run as usual, but try to keep the cadence up and the pace down. Tuesday, 8km: Round Årstaviken. Pace was slow but calf was bad. Possible I was hurting from the 12K two days earlier. I don’t seem to find any flow [...]fungrim
The sore calf story continues. I decided to knock it back during the first half of the week. I went to see a naprapath in the beginning of the week and he recommended back exercises (I’m so surprised) and rest, so that’s what I did. And I know, why a naprapath? Well, seing as I know shit about running injuries or problems I [...]fungrim