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Discussion: Better than a tennis ball

in: kadley; kadley > 2017-09-03

Sep 6, 2017 3:12 AM # 
When ever I get some massage or something similar if that's possible... I have to question " is this better than a tennis ball?" Most often the answer is no.
Sep 6, 2017 9:33 AM # 
A massage is generally more fun, but rarely more effective. I have developed a deep and personal relationship with a lacrosse ball.
Sep 6, 2017 12:21 PM # 
Tennis ball has made distinct improvement in the glute. Now if it stops raining, I will try some short speed runs (200 m) and see how that feels.
Sep 6, 2017 1:35 PM # 
omg why.

How about you keep rolling with the ball and do hamstring/glute exercises and avoid anything above 80% of full speed for a few weeks? what can you possibly gain from 200m repeats that are bound to aggravate your hamstring?

But I ran a marathon on a fractured patella, so that's just one idiot jabbering at the other idiot :)
Sep 6, 2017 4:22 PM # 
Running at 90% on the track seems to make more sense than trying to sprint for the first time at Pawtuckaway this weekend.

We need to find better role models.
Sep 6, 2017 5:21 PM # 
Sep 6, 2017 6:46 PM # 
Pretty sure someone hacked Phil's log, as what was posted this week was uncharacteristically prudent.
Sep 7, 2017 1:57 PM # 
> sprint for the first time at Pawtuckaway this weekend. "
Where do you do that in Pawtuckaway?
Sep 7, 2017 2:46 PM # 
Trail, road, finish chute?

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