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W4R2

The ankle is still swollen but nowhere near as painful so I put the trainers on and thought I’d see how the 5 minute walk felt to begin with.... I managed it ok so thought I’d try a run and (amazingly) it IS possible to run even slower than I already did!🤣🤣

Did the full workout and so proud I pushed through the niggly pains. Gonna rest up lots between now and hopefully manage another one on Monday. Happy weekend running everyone! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

Liz x

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Yeah the dratted niggles 😏

I had a puffy ankle for much of the programme but I think I just had puffy ankles 😁

Your ankles, knees and everything gets stronger, so as you keep going you will lose the niggles. Take care not to try and go too quick though. Not yet anyway 🙂

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As it was a fall, rather than a twist or running injury, you did the right thing by testing it out before you ran...

Keep an eye on it, you could try icing it (frozen peas wrapped in a towel) and elevating it for a few mins in the evenings..

Nice, slow running is the way to go. You are doing this! Good luck with Wk4 R3😊xx

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Well done . Do take care though and listen to your body

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Thanks Sue. I will. In hindsight probably a bit too soon today. Thanks for caring x

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I didn't know you'd twisted your ankle, Lillybeth... Sorry for you. It's great you could go out for your run! Rest indeed and if it's not sore, try to strengthen it slowly (again lots of videos on YouTube).

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Thanks Anthie, I’m at Center Parcs so it’s hard not too take advantage of the beautiful scenery x

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Nice!!! Enjoy and relax then! Have a great weekend! xx

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Bit risky running on a wound/injury , could do more damage.

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Well done! I have got a little behind so am starting W4R1 tomorrow, and it will be raining! I shall be encouraged by you!

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Hope it goes well!👍

Liz x

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