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Ankle Sprain & Marathon Training - Out of the Question? 6 hours ago in General Running Discussion by lenzlaw lenzlaw
Issue with old stress fracture 2 days ago in General Running Discussion by Runner9763 Runner9763
Need help in practising for 3k race 2 days ago in General Training Discussion by PyDavis PyDavis
starting running after 40+ year layoff 1 week ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by AlbertGaudin0 AlbertGaudin0
Re: 8 months of undiagnosed calf pain after marathon 1 week ago in The Med Tent by lenzlaw lenzlaw
Fueling Up 1 week ago in Sports Nutrition for Runners by ron6788 ron6788
For anyone interested in a free Vegan running eBook 1 week ago in Sports Nutrition for Runners by ron6788 ron6788
Running in the Grand Canyon 1 week ago in Trail Running & Ultras by lydvicious lydvicious
Running surface question 1 week ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by justamaniac justamaniac
How to relieve periarthritis of shoulder 2 weeks ago in The Med Tent by shirley88 shirley88
Shoe quandry 2 weeks ago in General Running Discussion by justamaniac justamaniac
Re: Started C25K yesterday, sore/tight left calf muscle only? muscle imbalance? 2 weeks ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT
Strained Hip Flexor 2 weeks ago in The Med Tent by JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT
Arch Pain when Running 2 weeks ago in The Med Tent by JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT
100 pounds overweight 2 weeks ago in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) by JaquelynWadeSchultz JaquelynWadeSchultz
Virtual Races. Thumbs up or down? 2 weeks ago in General Running Discussion by JeramiahD JeramiahD
Help for runners with asthma 2 weeks ago in General Training Discussion by shellyg1234 shellyg1234
Re: Left Foot ankle area popping while i walk 2 weeks ago in The Med Tent by Claytonruns Claytonruns
5km runner with undiagnosed lower leg muscle ache for 20 years 3 weeks ago in The Med Tent by jambam jambam
Getting from Good to Great 3 weeks ago in General Running Discussion by justamaniac justamaniac

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lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Ankle Sprain & Marathon Training - Out of the Question?

"It really depends on how the ankle comes along, and what you marathon goals are.  You have time.  I've started in mid-june for a late Octobe"

in General Running Discussion 1 replies
6 hours ago
lmaloy lmaloy asked Ankle Sprain & Marathon Training - Out of the Question?

"I sprained my ankle badly a little over a month ago (May 30th), right before I was planning to start training for my first marathon on Novem"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
9 hours ago
Runner9763 Runner9763 asked Issue with old stress fracture

"Early Last september i was diagnosed with a stress fracture in my shin, and was cleared to run again at the first week of november, and i ra"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
2 days ago
PyDavis PyDavis asked Need help in practising for 3k race

"Hi everyone! As stated in the title, I want to practise for 3k, but I am just a newbie. I want some advice as to what way should I approach"

in General Training Discussion 0 bookmarks
2 days ago
AlbertGaudin0 AlbertGaudin0 started the thread starting running after 40+ year layoff

"Hi, My question involves how quickly to increase my milage and pace. I restarting running after a 40 year layoff. I am 56 years old now. My"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 0 bookmarks
1 week ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to 8 months of undiagnosed calf pain after marathon

"To elaborate a little, I'm not pushing "the Stick" and I've never had the misfortune of needing the techniques suggested in the article abov"

in The Med Tent 3 replies
1 week ago
ron6788 ron6788 replied to Fueling Up

"I'm using the Fitness and Calorie Planner at WebMD.  I just started tracking my intake yesterday.  It's hard to cutback."

in Sports Nutrition for Runners 2 replies
1 week ago
ron6788 ron6788 replied to For anyone interested in a free Vegan running eBook

"This book isn't free unless you're subscribing to Kindle Unlimited at $10 a month."

in Sports Nutrition for Runners 1 replies
1 week ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to 8 months of undiagnosed calf pain after marathon

"I agree with Len. Not sure what you had done, but saying "I've tried massage," and "Nothing seems to help long-term" is a bit like saying, ""

in The Med Tent 3 replies
1 week ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to 8 months of undiagnosed calf pain after marathon

"I'm certainly no medical expert but was trigger-point massage part of your treatment? Take a look at this and we'll see if someone more know"

in The Med Tent 3 replies
1 week ago
LestrB LestrB asked 8 months of undiagnosed calf pain after marathon

"I started having a dull (sometimes moderate to severe) pain deep in my calf the week of my marathon. I completed it, but the pain never went"

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lydvicious lydvicious started the thread Running in the Grand Canyon

"Hey y'all, new here. Pulled a permit to kayak the Grand Canyon in October... 21 days in the ditch, super excited. I can find lots of info"

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1 week ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Running surface question

"You've pretty much figured it out yourself... your feet, ankles, and so on, are still in the process of getting re-conditioned to running, s"

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1 week ago
KimBrrr KimBrrr started the thread Running surface question

"I have run in the past, but it's been several years due to life, moving, and a knee inury. So since it worked in the past, I started back wi"

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1 week ago
shirley88 shirley88 replied to How to relieve periarthritis of shoulder

"thank you very much dear"

in The Med Tent 2 replies
2 weeks ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to Shoe quandry

"I've found that "gel'ier" shoes feel good to stand in, but when running, feel more like running in mushy grass. Over time I've learned how t"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
2 weeks ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Started C25K yesterday, sore/tight left calf muscle only? muscle imbalance?

"Where are you running? Most road shoulders are not level left to right, so the muscles in both legs will work differently to keep you level."

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
2 weeks ago
brentwood63 brentwood63 replied to Started C25K yesterday, sore/tight left calf muscle only? muscle imbalance?

"I always seem to cramp on the same side, I just write it off to my right leg being stronger than my left...    if that's your only issue aft"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 4 replies
2 weeks ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to Shoe quandry

"Thanks Imgellin - I like your idea of having "long run" and "short run" shoes.  However, my long runs are significantly shorter than yours a"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
2 weeks ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Shoe quandry

"The basic answer is to get shoes that feel good and work well for you. Just picking a shoe more-or-less at random (as you seem to have done"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
2 weeks ago
Imgellin Imgellin replied to Shoe quandry

"If your joints and muscles can hack a more lightly-padded and more lightly-built shoe on your longer runs, then go for it. The weight-saving"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
2 weeks ago
Mair_H Mair_H replied to Shoe quandry

"I've been researching my own question and (for anyone who's interested) have found a study from PodiatryToday titled "Do Runners Get What Th"

in General Running Discussion 5 replies
2 weeks ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Strained Hip Flexor

"Not to complicate things, but there are several muscles enlisted during hip flexion, but the main hip flexor Iliopsoas is probably the one y"

in The Med Tent 1 replies
2 weeks ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Arch Pain when Running

"A lot of what people call "Plantar Fasciitis" is really tightness of the calf muscles, some of which pull on the plantar fascia as you plant"

in The Med Tent 1 replies
2 weeks ago
JaquelynWadeSchultz JaquelynWadeSchultz replied to 100 pounds overweight

"Thanks  for  the encouragement.  I know i will get there!  "

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 3 replies
2 weeks ago

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