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Tired, but happy...


Friday, September 02, 2011

So, in order to give my joints a break and keep them happy, I decided to mix things up a bit by subbing out my run for a bike ride. It was really nice. There are some really good cycling paths around where I live, that I normally run on, but it was nice to use them as a cyclist for once!

I did about 20 miles in all, and I could certainly see myself trying to work in a ride at least once a week. I know my body, and if I keep running back to back, I will wind up injured, which is the last thing I want. My five fingers are still serving me well. No sign of shin splints, though my calves and the sides of my legs were really tired and sore after two days in a row of five miles. Thus the precautionary bike ride.

Anyway, trying to keep it smart, but keep moving! If the weather keeps being good, we're going hiking tomorrow. I will actually bring the camera on that, so maybe we'll get some good pictures to post!
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TAR2011TAN 9/2/2011 2:19PM

  Great job - mixing up my workouts works best for me - I don't get as bored. Keep up the great work. emoticon

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