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mydoula

help, sore after combining "curves" and running

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So I have been running for almost 5 years, about 4 - 5 miles 4 - 5 times a week (longest run 12 miles) currently planning to run the Portland Marathon Oct '07 with my son...so I joined a "curves style" workout program a couple of miles from where I work to build up my upper body....and while the workout is not as strenuous as the running, my ankles and calves hurt from running in place and bouncing around on the little boards inbetween the weight machines...has anyone else had this problem? I have only done this workout twice so far, and have done my runs on the other days, but it seems like running in place is hurting my feet (mainly my arches) too... Does anyone know if you get over this, or if I am doing something wrong...I like the variety, and the fact that it only takes 30 minutes, gives me something to do on my "off days" from running, and is close to where I work so I can sneak in there on my lunch,...but it doesn't seem like I should be hurting...


Marie

 

SW 148 (Feb 91)

Lifetime July 91 @ 125 :)

SW (again) 147 :confused: August 1997

(after Nick, Chris and Madison were

born )

Reached goal 128 :) January 1998

 

SW (this time) 148.8:confused: (9/21/06)

CW 124.4 down 24.4 (1/04/07)

GW 130

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Hmmm, I used to go to Curves but never had a problem on the recovery boards. Remember, you don't have to run on the boards. You can do lots of different things. Some people "walk" in place, some people do jumping jacks, some others do "step" type moves. It is really up to you what you do on the recovery boards, as long as you aren't just sitting there. Hope that helps!


Brooke ~ HW: 217.0 ~ SW: 211.6 (10/24/09)~ CW: 208.2 (as of 12/12/09) ~ WWGW: 155 ~ PGW: 145

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