Thursday, December 14, 2017

12.14.2017 A painful recovery run, and too fast

Today, a recovery run of 5 miles went well.  I really didn't feel tired and I just chugged along at just a little under 8:00/mile pace.  I would have liked to gone a little slower, I feel like my recovery run, in order to be an actual recovery, should be more in the 8:30/mile range.  I'm going to work on that, as I want to stay healthy.

All through the second half of my run, my left was sore on the left outside thigh.  I couldn't understand why because all I had was my phone with me.  I didn't have keys or anything sharp.  Whatever, I shrugged it off until I got back from the run and checked out my leg.  It seems that my big Galaxy Note 8 was bouncing in the same spot and actually bruised/chafed my leg.  I don't know whether that makes me a wuss for feeling it or a tough guy for powering through it :)

Who get's hurt on a recovery jog?

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