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...
One Month Out

One Month Out

It’s about a month now before the first big hit out of the season: the Saint-Fons 6 Hour. I’ve been looking forward to this race since I ran the Ploeren 12 Hour race back in December. It’s more manageable in terms of time and far easier logistically...
Strain

Strain

Lyon welcomed something approaching a summer’s day today, or at least a mildly warmer winter’s day. With temperatures around 16°C to 18°C and not a cloud in the sky, the scene was set for a nice afternoon running. I could leave the waterproof jacket and...
Compression

Compression

I didn’t feel bad at all after yesterday’s admittedly very short run with Jamie. What’s more, I spent a lot of time on my feet yesterday as I chased Jamie around the mall, did some grocery shopping, and explored the city a little. The leg...