It doesn't matter what those numbers are. We are biological entities not a form of digital technology.
As with Dave, the question is, why!
After nearly 30 years of this running business, my experience of tendonitis is to do anything but irritate the area anymore.
Heel raises might break a few adhesions to enable you to go running but won't fix the problem.
My personal solution was to smother the area of discomfort with moisturiser and avoid unnecessary movement. I guess the 'gloop' acts as a lubricant. Whatever, it seems to work.
That on a freezing cold day, I imagine what it would be like if the planet was at it's historical average temperature.
Have a look at this. We're freezing our nuts off.
Bring it on.
Bloody drivers, bloody cyclists. Just people doing questionable stuff.
Glad you're not too badly damaged Andrew.
Speaking as a coward I tend to be defensive on a bike. Unfair contest, bike v car.
Good result there Simon. I've done the race a few times but generally felt the race had 'done me'. When it's windy and cold, there's no real escape on that course.
Training loads and rest is a set of peaks and troughs.
One side effect of resting for a week is to go to the bottom of a trough. It's the subsequent runs which bring you back to the peak.
Imagine a training cycle like someone doing the long jump. That's a pause, an acceleration and then a sudden big effort, then stop. A training cycle is the same.
You tried a sudden big effort from a position of stop.
If you had run a couple of short runs first over the course of a few days you would have been primed for the bigger effort.
That's how 'peaking' works. You have to climb back up the mountain first before you get there.
As 'Dirty Harry' said,
"Opinions are like arseholes. Everyone has one".
"Innocent people! innocent of what?"
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