>Running 101>Always with the hills.
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and downhills are tough on your knees and quads...
Yes, I agree. As I sit here icing my right quad, thanks to that one big downhill during the race the other night.
Yeah, but you got a shiny new PR to show for it! I understand you have a 20 miler to do tomorrow, so I hope the quad cooperates. Good luck!
Rolling hills sound good to me! I have a 4 mile route in my 'hood that is sort of flat. Today, most of my runs are beyond 4, so I have to deal with the hills on every run. I look forward to the slope as it forces me to think about how I begin/end my runs. I also like the way hills work the different muscles in my legs; helps break up the monotony of flat terrain.
btb1490 brings up a good point about training on terrain that matches an upcoming race.
'07: 1324.5 | '08: 1561 | '09: 1810.9 run ~ 208.7 bike | '10: 1,000.3 run ~ 3513.5 bike | '11: 710.3 run ~ 4157.9 bike '12: 659.9 run ~ 3365.6 bike (100% benched by ortho last 4.5 weeks while in long-arm cast)
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uphills are tough on your achillies
Take your protein pill and put your helmet on.
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