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Discussion: shins

in: mdryak; mdryak > 2016-04-07

Apr 8, 2016 12:18 AM # 
Have to be careful that we are not ramping up too fast. The hills may be more strain on calves than a flat track.
I ran in the rain today too, makes you feel a bit more...tough?
Apr 8, 2016 10:33 AM # 
Makes me think of Seattle and good friends - or at least that's what I tell myself. I wimped out today and timed my run for the one hour of sunshine between rainstorms, so all the tough points to you two!

I saw on your log that you've had shin splints for awhile. Do you have access to a physical therapist or sports med doc through school?
Apr 8, 2016 2:11 PM # 
Yeah, they haven't been bothering me for a while, but I have always been conscious of them under the surface and thus have been doing my runs as offroad as possible. I am working at setting up another appointment with the university physios, though I haven't been too impressed with them in the past.

The rain was fun, although unexpected!
Apr 9, 2016 9:48 PM # 
Yeah, I lucked out - dealt with mine while teaching at West Point, which has an exceptional PT and Sports Med section compared to most of the rest of the military. Good luck!

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