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Subject: Re: bf, huraches, adams ?
From: Tim <tkres...@gmail.com>
To: "Minimalist Runner - Barefoot, Sandals, Shoes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Awesome, Awesome, AWESOME job. 37K is a great performance!
I've also found that old injuries are the hardest to work thru. Good
job getting it this far.. I'm sure you'll continue to make great
I'm really impressed. I'll be thinking about you during my marathon
in 4 weeks!
On Apr 23, 9:13=A0pm, runs_with_kona <shin.n....@gmail.com> wrote:
> Weather cooperated, no rain, 44=B0F, and the huaraches came off in about =
> minutes. =A0Unfortunately, my left hip started to bother me around 25K an=
> had to quit at 37K.
> Limping for two more hours in cold rain was not very appealing. =A0I=92ve=
> so far, I was able to walk away. =A0All the =93Good job!=94 cheers were t=
> ironic reminders that allowed me to walk away. =A0I run for fun. =A0When =
> turns into a job, I am walking away.
> Two days later, my left hip is fine. All I have is a minor swelling in my
> left knee, =A0going down stairs reminds me of the 37K run, nothing compar=
> to one afternoon of skiing.
> This left hip thing is a new problem for me. =A0I=92ve been tweaking my f=
> that I commit my weight onto the left leg without front-back instability.
> I was tilting my pelvis forward to land in the forefoot and yanking the l=
> up with the hip flexor. =A0This is a thirty year old-limp, hard wired, =
> protect my knee. =A0What I need to be doing is holding my pelvis stable, =
> lower back straight, knee bent, full hip extension with the glutes so tha=
> the leg just swings forward when I unweight. =A0I thought I had almost so=
> this. =A0It=92s hard to get this right when it takes 25K for the problem =
> show up. I got to listen more carefully for the whispers. Maybe a little
> bit of stress test to flush out the weakness ?
> The positives. =A0This is my longest barefoot run. =A0My fat burning engi=
> working. =A0I had a normal meal the night before. Woke up with a cup of t=
> and didn=92t eat until 6 hours after I got home. =A0I did not get any pai=