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I would presume that you are falling into the same trap that many recreational runners and triathletes fall into, in that you are going too hard on your easy days, and not hard enough on your hard days. So, you're in a perpetual state of "almost" recovered, and then busted out a cycle day that thrashed you for a while. Just like your advanced couch to 5k, ...


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Unfortunately, it's hard to impossible to tell what kind of running/plant style you have by looking down at your feet. Mainly, this is because you can't really see the mechanics of what your heel/ankle/foot are doing in relation to each other as you go through the land/plant/push cycle, especially when in shoes. It almost requires a rear view of some kind. ...


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I would question the fact that your Max HR is at 187bpm. The maximum HR is highly individual and independent of your training level. Especially your statement that you were able to hold a conversation for two minutes while running at 183bpm suggests that your max HR is much higher. Anecdotal evidence: my own max HR is at least 20 bpm higher than the ...


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I would suggest the following: When hydrating, do so in small amounts over long period of time rather than drinking a whole glass/cup/bottle at once Eat meals 3-4 hours or more before running Experiment with what you're eating Try eating something like bread before you run (not a lot, see point 2)


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It may depend on the version you looked up, but the last time I did it, it suggested repeating weeks that I had difficulty with. I had a few times where that was the case, sometimes because of general fatigue, sometimes because I hadn't gotten enough to eat that day, sometimes due to soreness. I also learned the hard way that having a beer before going ...


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It does sound like you have IT band syndrome. In addition to stretching as per Juha Untinen's answer, to prevent future IT band injuries, I strongly suggest doing these things: Clamshells Lie on your side as shown in the picture and move the top knee up and down. One side will be weaker than the other. Do 3 sets of 10 each on the weaker side. It is ...



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