Family Circuit

Family Circuit

The last weekend living in our current apartment – the move is on next weekend so we’ll be sort of between two apartments for a couple of days, I guess – and we decided to head out and enjoy the sunshine. As I’m still taking it easy on my calf,...
Sunday Stroll

Sunday Stroll

As running was out of the question today – the calf was still biting a little from yesterday’s aborted effort – I decided to keep things moving with an afternoon walk. I was in a good mood as I had just watched Alberto Contador dance his way into the...
Dammit

Dammit

After taking five days off from running after Sunday’s painful calf injury I wanted to get back into things slowly this morning. I was planning to do something short – 5km, maybe half an hour maximum – just to get moving again and ease my lower leg...
DOMS

DOMS

DOMS – delayed onset muscle soreness – is meant to kick in about 24 hours after a major effort. Thus, as I left the cinema last night with Cécile, it was no surprise to find that walking was a little uncomfortable and that my quads in particular were shot....
Niggle

Niggle

I have a ‘niggle’ in my right thigh. It’s been there for a couple of weeks and it is not so bad. I don’t have trouble walking or even running, really. I’m conscious that the ‘niggle’ is there. As I mentioned yesterday, I am...