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W2 R3 completed, running surfaces

W2 R3 completed, running surfaces

So that's another one done. Does that mean week 3 on Monday????

Below is a picture of the track I run. I basically go up and down here 4/5 times each morning though it is bumpy in parts and pretty rough. When at my mums it seemed a lot easier but it was mainly tarmac (and week one 🤔). Do I need to change to an easier surface or having started with this do you think this will be ok!?

Can't believe I'm still doing this and getting up at 5.30 on a Saturday!!! 🤗

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Well done you! It does:)

Carry on with the track? I would.... the uneven surfaces strengthen your legs and improve all sorts of areas.. as long as you take care.

Lots of info about this... this bit I read in my Women;s Running Magazine.

"Trail running calls on a larger group of muscles as you adapt to the underfoot conditions. It also trains your proprioceptors (the nerve endings in your muscles which provide information about joint, angle, muscle, length and tension), giving you a better sense of balance. Balance is what gives you the edge towards the end of a run."

There is a lot about this in the May edition.. (including a photo of our own aliboo70 and her brother Paul!!! It is so interesting, as I love my field and track running...only resorting to pavement pounding when forced to :)

The early morning runs are great.. i still do them.. and I did them all through the winter of 2015 when I graduated!

You go for it.. you are doing amazingly... just keep it steady and low and really enjoy it :)

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Thank you! And over the moon with that info!!!!

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Run three not two! Lol

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I run on both but trails are my fave. Generally done slower the better because of the bumpy nature of the paths and various hazards. You can feel your feet getting a workout as they go with the flow sorta thing 🙂

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Run wherever you're happiest to run 😉

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