Monthly Archives: June 2011

Re-learning running in my late 30s.


Note:  I am excited! Yesterday I had the second most page views ever for my blog!  The only time I topped it was back in march – when I let people know I had a blog, and everyone checked it

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Happy Feet! or “I love my Vibrams!”


So, Last night’s run was a nice mile run with my son.  I am very proud of him – he can do 1 mile (in 2 legs of .5 miles each with a side stretch in the middle) in 13:42! 

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Decisions on Vibram Five Fingers – The Cure for all that ails you? or a plan for injury?


 So, I went for a run last night in my Asics, after only using my Vibram Five Fingers (VFFs) as my primary running shoe for a while.  I found the run in general less enjoyable, especially the shoes. It seems that

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First five mile run, post calf-strain


So I headed out on a slow run to see how my calf held up.  I decided to run in my Asics rather than the VFFs, with a goal of stressing my calf out as little as possible.  I did run with

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Learning more about barefoot running or Blisters are far better than pulled muscles!


So, its friday – always a good day for countless reasons!  Today, despite my graphic pictures posted yesterday, I am able to walk pain-free.  The quick recovery from blisters sure beats the weeks of recovery required for a calf strain!  After managing to

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Barefoot Running – Day 2!


Last night was looking to be a pretty busy night, and to be honest – if I had been physically up to running the distances I SHOULD be running, I wouldn’t have even tried to work it in.  I was

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Running Again!


So, I have not been allowed to run, due to my strained calf muscle – my physical therapist thought it would be wise to actually let it heal.  The only running one time in three weeks (which ended with my

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