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Posted: 02/12/2014 at 14:44

Which is

Miles / Minutes / Pace / HRav / Beats per mile

130.6 is 70.98%

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Posted: 02/12/2014 at 14:43

Actually, to give the full story:

1501.72       12618.29     8.40 130.6 1105

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Posted: 02/12/2014 at 14:12

Errrr.... that is miles / minutes / pace.

The annual mileage for me is pretty low - infact the lowest I've done in many years!

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Posted: 02/12/2014 at 14:10

I thought that figure rang a bell - up to press I've done:

1501.72       12618.29   0.00 8.40

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Posted: 25/11/2014 at 09:41

Teknik, Hope the pneumonia is gone and forgotten. Don't expect the numbers to be normal yet though, nice and patient.

VT, Sounds like you are back to normal. Nice little jaunt with VT jnr too. Cracking explanation of strides btw!

Ecce, hope the cold clears up quickly.

Fizz says grade 2 tear, 6-12 weeks. So, hopefully I'll be somewhere near exercising again in a month. I can now stop icing and start stretching because it is healing, and can't let it heal short. Bloody painful though!! Next visit Friday.... hoping she can then find out where the tear is exactly - too much pain in too many areas as yet. 


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Posted: 21/11/2014 at 09:15

Thanks fellas. Just about retaining my sanity, for now anyway. As you quite rightly point out DrDan, for a grade 3 strain it could be 12 weeks (or surgery - gulp!).

See fizz on Monday, hopefully the swelling will be minimal and they can assess it properly.

Hope you guys have a good weekend and do an extra mile for me...

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Posted: 20/11/2014 at 16:06

Thanks mace.



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Posted: 20/11/2014 at 12:55

DrDan, Congrats on the 30 year improvement

VT, I'm pretty low at the moment. I fell whilst out running on holiday 11th November. I have badly damaged my hamstring on my right leg.I hit a raised flag with my left whilst jogging downhill, and kicked out with my right, right at the end of my run. I was 200yds away from the apartment! From reading the internet, it is a grade 3 strain, and could take 12 weeks!! I am in constant pain and the whole leg is bruised and swelled right down to the ankle. Obviously doing the ice thing but it's not easy whilst at work. I will post a pic of the hammy shortly.



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Posted: 19/11/2014 at 14:34

Ecce, don't worry - the phased approach to 80% runs are fine and I would say the main reason for this approach is to allow the legs (and mind) cope with the longer spells of moderately hard running. I find that after a break, the 80% doesn't improve until I get to the longer single efforts, probably upwards of 50mins. So if I were you I would plough on with your approach, and be patient, the 80% improvement will flow when you get to 70mins.

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Posted: 21/10/2014 at 07:54

VT, Take a bow! You definitely weren't sh*t!!!

PB, negative split and a really well paced run. All at 80%. I think there is more to come too. 

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