Suspected Stress Fractures Reduces my Training
3-9 September 2018
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.
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Ran 300m hard 15 times in 30 minutes last night with my running club (1 minute rests in between reps). One stretch was uphill, the other downhill. By the end it was drizzling, wet, chilly and dark but I stayed strong throughout. But it will be my last running club session for a while due to a recurring (and potentially serious) injury in my shins. • Photo by @GroundedRunner
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.
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…