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Pesky abductor muscles

Sunday, September 11, 2011

So I started experiencing pain in my upper inner thighs some weeks ago and thought it would go away after a while(I walk 3 miles every day). then I started jogging about 50% of the time and it got worse. Turns out since I do all my walking on uneven, rocky, dirt roads and seldom take a day off, I was over taxing these muscles that have to work overtime to maintain my balance. I needed some rest, so I took two days off before I walked only two miles today. I am about 75% better.
I guess this is one of those times where less is more (or at least, less sore..lol).

  
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KICKINGIT@56 9/29/2011 12:26AM

    Cross Training is a good way to exercise while minimizing the risk of injury from repetitive use. DARKTHOR mentioned swimming. There's also cycling, rowing or using an elliptical machine. Changing up your routine is good.

Hope you were not out of commission too long.

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TMW54812 9/12/2011 1:02PM

    Thanks for all good wishes and concerns, I gave myself 2 days off and walked/jogged this am with much less pain than before. I will take on day to day basis.

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DARKTHOR 9/12/2011 11:31AM

    I hope you heal soon. Could you do something else like swimming for the time being?

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-POOKIE- 9/12/2011 8:34AM

    ouch thats no good... any other routes you can go?

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RAINBOWCHOC 9/12/2011 5:30AM

    sorry to hear that exercise was not good for you. Would different footwear be any better?
I hope you have a good week Sparking, I'm sure you will be active again soon
best wishes, Sandra

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Link to avoid pity party

Thursday, September 01, 2011

If I ever feel like throwing myself a pity party, I will click on this link.

http://youtu.be/Gc4HGQHgeFE

  
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KICKINGIT@56 9/29/2011 12:22AM

    Amazing! Just shows what God can do with a life - any life - which is open to His leading.

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RAINBOWCHOC 9/1/2011 11:46AM

    Nope, 4 attempts and I can't get the video....I am just not a tekkie!

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DARKTHOR 9/1/2011 10:55AM

    I've watched Nick many times and shown the video to my son as well. None of us should be saying 'I can't do it".

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KARIDIAN1 9/1/2011 10:12AM

    Amazing- I sent the link to myself at work to share with others.

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-POOKIE- 9/1/2011 9:11AM

    Thats an awesome link!

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How to avoid Pity Parties forever!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

From time to time I let my decades long "battle of the bulge" get me down. I intend to view this link if that ever happens again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc4HGQHge
FE&feature=share

  
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TMW54812 9/1/2011 8:10AM

    Here is the link I was referring to:


http://youtu.be/Gc4H
GQHgeFE

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RAINBOWCHOC 9/1/2011 7:10AM

    didn't get a "link" but if you could let us know what to search for I'll give it a go (cos I'm not very technical!)
best wishes for September and some new resolve
Sandra

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Passed 500 miles YTD walking!

Monday, August 29, 2011

My morning walk of 3 miles put me at 502.75 miles for 2011. I have a goal of 850 miles for the year and will begin strength training when I return from vacation Oct 1.
I normally walk 7 days a week unless "life" gets in the way or my body says I need a day off. Funny though, no matter why I take a day off, I get restless and miss walking....never thought I would ever say that!!!

  
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DARKTHOR 9/1/2011 5:44PM

    That is awesome. It is pretty incredible how we can get used to and want exercise and activity. Keep going strong!

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-POOKIE- 8/30/2011 4:01AM

    Brilliant!!

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PAULKNUTH 8/29/2011 9:23PM

    AWESOME!!!!

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KARIDIAN1 8/29/2011 8:15PM

    I'm not anywhere near that many miles, but I know what you say about life getting in the way. I liked your new photo of yourself too.

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