Suspected Stress Fractures Reduces my Training

Suspected Stress Fractures Reduces my Training

10/09/2018 Project Twenty Training the Body 2
Injured and Cycling

3-9 September 2018

Unfortunately, after my successful long run last week I inadvertently triggered a shin injury I suffered months ago.

Although I tested my legs at another fast interval workout at my running club, I knew that rest was the most sensible option. Online research has suggested I could have stress fractures on the inside of both my lower tibia bones.

Although last week’s plan to run only three times per week is simply not advisable if my shins are to heal in time for my eighth marathon, I couldn’t be inactive.

Cross Training

I accumulated over 16.6 miles (almost 3 hours) of cycling in four days. However, I plan to accelerate my cross-training over the next month so have ordered equipment to help me maintain fitness…


2 Responses

  1. […] a recurring injury that I hope will heal before my next race, I became […]

  2. […] My first 10km race in almost a year and half was slightly hampered by my persistent shin injury. […]

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