calves

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31/05/2012 at 16:19

am in week 5 of walk to run programme. today was the first day i didnt have a tight achiness in my calves. i was just hoping somebody would confirm to me that this is a good thing. the run felt  great

 

caroline

31/05/2012 at 16:32

yes It is a good thing!

means your muscles are getting used to the effort.

31/05/2012 at 17:22

Caroline are you remembering to stretch properly (including your calves) after every run/walk? I think doing this really helps stop those aches and pains.

31/05/2012 at 17:26

i have had an ice bath the last couple of times. and i have to walk up three flights of stairs when i;m finished

31/05/2012 at 18:46

ice bath gosh you are brave!

31/05/2012 at 20:20

hey if it's good enough for paula radcliffe it's good enough for me  seriously no calf pain after,

31/05/2012 at 22:38
I don't think walking up stairs is the same as a stretch. I always stretch after a run. I think it REALLY helps avoid sore muscles.

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