Just completed run 1 week 5. Did it ,but hate the heavy leg feeling that I keep getting. Does anyone else have this problem. I am slowly losing weight but have always had thunder thighs. My breathing and recovery time between runs is pretty good for a fattie,but I do really feel my legs on longer runs.They just feel so heavy and I am conscious of having to lift them up with every step. I hope as I continue to lose weight this will improve as they won't have to be subjected to carrying such a wide load. However as I push on through this programme I need some advice on how to deal with this. After a run the muscles in my legs stiffen up and ache like heck when i am not active making me really appreciate the day off before the next run. I run outdoors x country on bridleways and the ground is quite rough but I love being outdoors and avoid roadwork because I like to take my dog with me.
Any advice much appreciated.x