Latest posts by spen71

1 to 10 of 2,102

Injuries after sports massage!

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 19:53
That's what I am assuming it will take. Already a week in now and still sore At least another week with no running

Injuries after sports massage!

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 07:22
With less than a month to go to my first ultra of the year i thought I would have a sports massage as I had been doing a lot of miles. Bad mistake! Immediately after the massage my calves where really sore. Had a short run and knew that I had a calf strain and a quad strain. Got some treatment and took a week off. Last night I had a three mile test jog for the calf and quad. They were fine BUT now the posterior tibulaus tendon is sore and the Achilles on the other foot. What the hell has happened here? The massage has changed the way the feet move? Any tips for getting rid of the niggles !

Atrial Flutter...What Next?

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 09:35
Well it looks back to square one for me.
I had atrial tachycardia for about 20 years. I always put it down to alcohol and smoking. I quit them 5 years ago and took up running. The tachycardia then got worse and finally went to my GP and was referred to the cardiologist, where the diagnosis was made. Had a catheter ablation last August and at first all was good with no events at all. Then just before Christmas they stated again. Not as bad as they were before the procedure (they used to last hours then) and are mainly running induced I've been back to have a holter monitor this week and managed to catch 4 events on it. I'm hoping that he will do the procedure again as at the time he thought that he might have missed a bit I've also read that it is possible that the heart might heal the burn and the pathway starts firing again

I've always used the running as a medicine for the depression and to keep me off the booze. I'm a bit worried at the moment so maybe that a why I'm getting a few attacks

My question is has anyone found any diet changes or supplements help with the tachycardia?

The SNOD ultra runnig thread

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 00:38
Did leg one of the Bob Graham last week. Christ it's tough going but really enjoyed it. Think I will have to leave my attempt to next year as my tachycardia has returned !

The SNOD ultra runnig thread

Posted: 20/01/2016 at 21:45
Christ that's some list Nick

The SNOD ultra runnig thread

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 23:29
Sometime in July I think. Got a few support duties lined up first, as that is the best way to get people to support me

The SNOD ultra runnig thread

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 20:43
Hardmoors 55
Apocalypse 50
And then my big target.......
Bob Graham

The SNOD ultra runnig thread

Posted: 14/01/2016 at 14:14
What ever happened to my favourite thread ? No one had been on here for a year

Sub 90 Minute Half Marathon

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 15:39
Some people eh. They come in for advice and then have a hissy when they get it

Heart Rate Traing

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 15:32
When I tested my max heart rate on a bike it was 10bpm less than when running. This is because when on a bike you are resting a lot of your weight on the handlebars

As someone said run at 12.30 until your heart rate gets into range then stick at that pace until you start improving Don't think it will take long
1 to 10 of 2,102

Discussions started by spen71

Injuries after sports massage!

Replies: 4    Views: 566
Last Post: 26/02/2016 at 18:21

top of foot/big toe joint.

Replies: 1    Views: 639
Last Post: 10/06/2015 at 22:19

Montane minimus de laminating.

Replies: 3    Views: 819
Last Post: 27/10/2014 at 21:48

How far should children run?

Replies: 0    Views: 718
Last Post: 04/08/2013 at 21:27

Unable to complete Tempo run,

Heart Rate went really high!!! 
Replies: 6    Views: 806
Last Post: 12/10/2012 at 16:29


Replies: 25    Views: 2916
Last Post: 10/09/2012 at 19:56

Running Tempo runs too quick!

Replies: 12    Views: 1562
Last Post: 30/07/2012 at 22:31

Can you run too slowly?

Replies: 8    Views: 1427
Last Post: 27/07/2012 at 16:42

Losing aerobic fitness

How much fitness do we lose when resting through Injury? 
Replies: 2    Views: 1207
Last Post: 19/03/2012 at 18:27

Entered a marathon instead of a half by mistake!!

Replies: 16    Views: 1795
Last Post: 27/07/2011 at 09:02

Clicky Hip?

Replies: 0    Views: 1380
Last Post: 15/05/2010 at 19:56

Hill Training

Replies: 1    Views: 1814
Last Post: 08/05/2010 at 22:07

Do I need to run slower?

And a couple of other questions. 
Replies: 3    Views: 1960
Last Post: 25/04/2010 at 03:58

Knee caps move side to side.

Replies: 5    Views: 33191
Last Post: 01/02/2009 at 07:37
14 threads returned