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Get these legs healed up, get back to running, and then think once again about triathlons...

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  • 11 miles
  • 02:59 time
  • 1242 calories
  • 10 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. walk
    good still slow 3.73 km 00:30 12:56 pace

    Leg was still bad this AM so I continued with the medium to brisk walking on the treadmill. Another sunny morning out there, still chilly (-21C/windchill -26) but it's supposed to warm up tomo... read more

    • Menno G.

      still slow maybe, but still going tough

      about 8 hours ago Like1 person

    • Pope Jan
      Pope Jan

      Have you tried running on just your good leg?

      about 8 hours ago Like1 person

    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      Thanks, Menno! Jan, I actually ran a half marathon mostly on one leg (I broke the other one around 7km from the end from running on it when the bad leg was so bad, so then I finished the race running on my bad leg). I frankly don't recommend it, I was in a lot of pain as you can imagine. And my time was lousy.

      about 8 hours ago Like

    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      It might seem funny but I haven't run any more half marathons after that one. Once like that was more than enough. And it's why I decided to have that effing operation. (It isn't as crazy as it sounds, when you are in a race you can sometimes not realize something is badly wrong. "Damn, that leg isn't working right... stupid thing... well I am still able to run...")

      about 6 hours ago Like

  2. FIT
    good another night 00:12:00

    Another session of hoops and planks. The leg is slowly coming back to where it was. Good night! (Good morning! It's 1:20 am here.)

    • Laura

      Gosh that's a late night. I thought that I was the insomniac around here! Keep up the strong work :)))

      about 18 hours ago Like1 person

    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      Not insomniac, Laura, I fall asleep the moment I let myself lie down. Just too full of projects to stop...

      about 12 hours ago Like

    • James D.
      James D.

      Well done!

      about 8 hours ago Like1 person

  3. walk
    good slow 2.26 km 00:20 14:13 pace

    When my future SIL was over, I showed him my treadmill and he tried it out. I set it to what I considered a moderate walking pace, and to my astonishment he started jogging. As he pattered away on ... read more

  4. FIT
    good another core workout 00:12:00

    Hoops, planks and pushups again as usual, after the physio. That leg... I don't know what to say about it. Good night!

  5. RUN
    good outdoor toddle 4 km 00:28 11:15 pace

    Time is approximate. Put on my walking shoes and jogged around the 4k loop. The knee was swollen again this morning and I could barely walk but I flexed and hopped and twisted and kicked until it w... read more

  6. FIT
    good day 122 00:12:00

    day 122 of the usual hoops and planks etc.

  7. RUN
    good just the knee stretcher 2.9 km 00:20 11:05 pace

    A brisk walk on the treadmill. When I was putting my shoes on (for the first warmup -- I usually warm up with the shoes, hop off, (stopping the mill), remove them quickly and shed my shirt, then ho... read more

  8. FIT
    good same old 00:12:00

    Just the same old hoops and planks after the physio. Good night!

  9. RUN
    good miserable 5k 5.25 km 00:31 09:23 pace

    I've been on the go since 5:30 and called in late so I could go on the treadmill. Believe me, I wasn't in the mood for this but I did it. Leg has a new pain, of course. Have a great day! ... read more

  10. walk
    good warmup 0.25 km 00:02:00 12:52 pace

    just a warmup

  11. FIT
    good day 120 00:12:00

    day 120 of hoops, planks, pushups after my usual 2nd physio workout. The leg seems to have deteriorated in the course of the day, but was remarkably good this morning. Good night!

  12. Who's doing the Chilly Half or Frosty 5k? I'm wondering if I can ask one of you to pick up my race kit? I didn't know that there was no race day pickup. I'm signed up for the Fr... read more

  13. walk
    good just a quick walk 3 km 00:21 11:09 pace

    Just a quick recovery TM walk. I'm impressed to report that my leg wasn't bad this morning. Yesterday's "long" outing in the snow, seems to have done it a lot of good. Unfo... read more

  14. FIT
    good last night 00:12:00

    Forgot to post the hoops and planks last night...

  15. walk
    good saturday habit 4 km

    Just a stroll in the snow with C to bank and bookstore and to the cafe, where I saw someone I am sure I know but can't for the life of me remember where from. Leg is actually not bad. I then s... read more

  16. RUN
    good snowy shuffle 4 km 00:27 10:51 pace

    Of course I couldn't resist the nice new 1.5 cm of fluffy snow, so I got out there. Alas, the salt trucks passed through before I finished putting my NB Minimus Trail shoes on, so there wasn&#... read more

  17. FIT
    good day 118 00:12:00

    118 days so far of this... hoops and planks, after physio. I forgot to do pushups. Good night/morning!

  18. RUN
    good a smidgeon faster 5 km 00:29 09:22 pace

    The leg wasn't any good until I hit 1km, then it consented to carry me, gradually faster and faster. I ran the last 1km in 5 minutes. I've got too fat and have to lose some weight, it... read more

  19. walk
    warmup walk 0.5 km 00:03:35 11:32 pace

    warmup on the treadmill... leg felt pretty lousy this AM

  20. FIT
    good hoops planks pushups 00:12:00

    Day 117 of the hot hundred planks, plus hoops and pushups, after the usual leg physio exercises. I think I'll need to add deep-breathing exercises to this routine because I sense a lack. Good ... read more