Do you ever wonder where you could be right now if you had started that thing back then? I am not a huge fan of this type of thought process as it tends to carry a sense of regret or guilt, however, I do think there is value in reflecting on the passing of time with regards to where we were, where we currently are at and where we would like to be going.
There is a little known secret that elite athletes have been using to maintain running/racing fitness while temporarily sidelined. Enter - Deep Water Running (DWR). In fact, Olympic runner, Mary Decker Slaney set a world record at 2,000 meters after a month in the pool and only one dry land workout prior to her race!
Buckle up. You are about to unlearn everything you have ever known about LACTIC ACID and DOMS!
It’s an all too familiar twinge. You are out on a mellow run, feeling awesome - and then it hits...
Pain on the lateral side of your knee that stops you in your tracks. The culprit? Iliotibial Band Syndrome.