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900 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Dec 29, 2012 9:35 PM by RunDreamAchieve RSS
VeganRican Expert 40 posts since
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Dec 23, 2012 4:54 PM

Experienced runners please help!

Hi Everyone. I'm coming back to C25k for my 4th attempt. I've NEVER gotten this far before, and I'm super excited!

 

I'm on week 4, going on day 3 tomorrow. Every since I got to week 4 (which has been the toughest! 5 minutes of running is NO JOKE for me), I started to experience some soreness in my neck. My hubby has made a pretty educated guess, because I couldn't figure out what could be causing it.

 

He thinks it's muscle soreness from the way I move my arms when I run. It's not like I tense up, because I make a conscience effort to not even make a fist with my hands. I keep trying relax, but my arms are moving more than they were before. I think I'm kinda trying to use my arms to give my some forward energy. Does that make sense??? It's hard to describe without showing you.

 

Any advice out there???? I'm NOT quitting this time, so PLEASE help!

 

Thanks!

Tanya

 

P.S. Any specific stretches I can do???

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