Toronto Mike

Stretch, Stretch, Stretch


After another physiotherapy session, it's become quite clear what I did wrong.  I failed to respect the stretch.

My right calf muscle is plenty strong, but it's tight and now it's hurt.  I kept increasing my distance, but I didn't stretch before or after.  I knew I should, but I thought I could get away with skipping this step.  I was wrong.

Now I'm stretching my calves all the time, trying to ease my way back.  I'll try a light run tonight, just for he heck of it.  I'll never run again without stretching beforehand and afterwards.

If I can save just one runner from the same fate as me, my pain will have been worthwhile.

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