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Monday, July 29, 2013

So yesterday whilst I was walking on my treadmill, I noticed a pain in my right leg. It was high up on my inner thigh and the more I walked, the more I twinged. I did thirty minutes and then stopped, afraid that I might aggravate it if I kept going.

Still twinging today so I'm resting it and not happy about it. I think perhaps I was going too fast. I have short little legs and was trying to get up to 3.0 mph but then my left ankle would start to burn so I was trying to work my way up and was at 2.7 mph.

I'm going to get back on tomorrow but really listen to my body and take it slow. In the meantime, some light strength training.
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  • PENNYPEARLS
    Hope your leg is feeling better today!
    1811 days ago
  • JUNESHOPE
    Think about switching it up.. treadmill one day, exercise DVD the next. That way different muscles are being worked ever other day. It might help. At least we are up & doing it!
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    1811 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/30/2013 12:23:38 PM
  • DJ4HEALTH
    Hope that you can do it tomorrow and that the pain goes away. Know what you mean about short legs!! It can slow you down, got them too!
    1812 days ago
  • ELIVINGSTONTX
    Try running and walking in intervals to increase your speed. Don't over do it at first. Try running for a minute and walking for a minute. When that gets easy run for 2 and walk for one. That may help you to avoid injury and strain.
    1812 days ago
  • NSMANN
    I'm having the exact problem you are. I have been hovering between 2.7 and 3.0 as well. Some people recommended me a foam roller but I'm not sure how to use it. Maybe that would work for your stretches as well?
    1812 days ago
  • WISHICOULDFLY
    Warming up before and stretching AFTER might help.

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/
    blog/blog.asp?post=4_reasons_to
    _stop_stretching_before_you_exe
    rcise

    I dound out I was doing it backwards and stretching BEFORE! emoticon
    1812 days ago
  • KG4PVOWIFE
    Yep, we overdid it! Think we will learn from our mistakes?
    1812 days ago
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