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A little jogging

Friday, August 15, 2014

Was not up to C25k today but jogged a bit when I was walking. Still getting shin pain and I'm guessing a lot of it is having my right leg being stronger than my left (I've hurt my left leg a few times and was very reliant on my right for months on end). It WAS a lot better on gravel vs blacktop or sidewalk though.

My walking speed is doing better though. Hitting around 3mph vs 2.8

If the pain doesn't stop I'm probably going to throw in the towel on running for awhile and just work on walking speed. SP has 4.6mph as the top walking speed and I'm only hitting 3.9mph jogging! Low impact just never hurts me beyond the usual muscle soreness.
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    I might be a speed walker for the time being just because it's so much better on my legs. I'm getting up to 3.3mph just walking so maybe get up to 4 or so to begin with and work on distance vs speed. I'm still going to have my HR up without all the impact. Maybe I could use C25k but more with walking/fast walking vs walking/jogging. So for the run minutes I walk as fast as I possibly can vs trying to jog.
    1378 days ago
  • ACRAIG921
    Great job on your walking speed!! I'm sorry you have shin pain :( Don't stress about your speed, I fluctuate between 4-5 mph when running. It's not about the speed it's about the distance.

    Hope you have a great day!!

    1378 days ago
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