Injury W8R2: Had to pull out of this mornings... - Couch to 5K

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Injury W8R2

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Had to pull out of this mornings run after 10 minutes as the niggling ache in possibly a tendon in my lower right calf was getting worse, not better. Walked the last 20 minutes home.

Advice please on how will I know it’s safe to run again?

And how many weeks back should I go?

I generally do a few minutes post run stretches but am aware my legs are stiffer than at the beginning of the program.

Many thanks!

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The stretches will help. It is difficult to tell you when to go back as only you can feel the injury. When going back I would do a little interval session say 5 mins run 1 min walk for 20 mins, once that feels good go back to wk 8.

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alison4yGraduate in reply to Realfoodieclub

Thanks, that sounds sensible!

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