He was not joking about the massage
arah the bookworm Thanks..make more sence..i used to drink loads before a race then it was liek a swimming pool in my belly!
It seems that the 'white coat effect' is in play for me - as I've never seen a single reading, taken by a nurse/doctor, as low as that for 15-20 years. When I take it myself at home, I get higher readings than this most of the time..
So if you're adamant, RICE and perhaps some anti-inflammatories, but most of all...prepare to take a while off after your race.
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