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Just a stroll with a side of iron

I suppose another challenge in this blog will be to keep the titles interesting. How many ways can I label a weight-lifting workout or a run?

I got a half-mile into my first interval yesterday morning and felt a splint-like twinge in my left leg. Given that yesterday was my sixth day in a row of running, with two of those days being my rougher “weekend runs”, I decided to walk. I’d rather miss a day (or even the rest of the week) in running than to miss two weeks from splints or even longer if I let it compound into something more serious. So a day or two of walking is in order. I may even (*gasp*) sleep in one day, but I suspect that would do nothing other than make me lazy about getting at the ass-crack of dawn.

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