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Discussion: Work on your glutes

in: Chas; Chas > 2018-04-07

Apr 7, 2018 6:53 PM # 
Calf knotting is miserable - I hate it. It ruins runs (forcing drop outs). Sympathies.

Your calf may not be the issue - for me it's all related to glutes (& sometimes hamstring) flexibility - & whether or not there's any "give" / available slack in the system.

Whatever it is , I hope it resolves quickly.
Apr 8, 2018 2:04 PM # 
I've not had this issue so much since I started including glut stretches in my routine so you could well be right. I'll have to try harder. Hopefully pilates tomorrow will help as well.
Apr 8, 2018 2:21 PM # 
Yes - Pilates will certainly help. Lack of "give" in the glute area can also cause achilles pain, though I doubt your (other leg's?) achilles was definitely caused by that.

Well, I'm on my bike today , so we're all rather .... crock? :-\ sigh.

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