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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 62,367
7/22/14 6:27 P

The previous poster has given you some good advice. I would also recommend talking to your doctor about it if that foot is still giving you pain, to get their advice.

Good luck!

Coach Jen

DRYADSARAH SparkPoints: (194)
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7/22/14 5:04 P

Everybody's feet are different. You really need to go to a specialty running store and have your feet fit by an expert.

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7/22/14 4:49 P

I've recently gotten back into exercising more regularly. Of course, my "I'm going to exercise 6 times a week" ends up with a reality of twice per week. I actually enjoy it a little while I am there & feel so good afterwards. It's the getting there that trips me up. I've given up on Monday exercise - I need to go to the gym in the mornings before work & for some reason I cannot get myself into "weekday" mode until Tuesday morning. So, I'm trying to be better to myself & not berate myself over it. My goal is to workout Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

My cardio of choice is treadmill and recumbent bike. I'm finding myself on the bike a lot lately because an old fracture in my foot has been causing me pain and the bike provides a lower impact cardio option. Has anyone else had a stress or other type of fracture that you've found a particular shoe or device to help you walk? I'd really like to walk a 5K in the future with a long-term goal of running one or at least run-walking one.

Thanks!
VonnieDee

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