>Health and Nutrition>Knee / IT band pain -- does it get better ?
I would run down the lane and into the night; Run so fast I swear my feet would fly; But the smell of the world came into my lungs; The sound of the gravel when my legs went numb; And my heart nearly burst right out of my chest...
Massage and a new pair of shoes worked for me. Good luck, dude.
I've been using the pain setting in as a sign to cut back to distance, but have pushed through to finish the run.
Use your momentum...keep going. You know you can make it.
I run with this IT Band strap ... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OQLUZ4 and it works great! Also, get yourself a foam roller. They work, too!
This, plus foam roller.
Oh yeah, and I couldn't run for 8 weeks (I couldn't even walk), not until I got new shoes that is (not just new, different). Once I switched to a neutral shoe I never had a problem again.
Old, Slow, Happy
Petco Run/Walk/Wag 5k
bob e v 2014 goals: keep on running! Is there anything more than that?
Complete the last 3 races in the Austin Distance Challenge, Rogue 30k, 3M Half, Austin Full
Break the 1000 mi barrier!
History: blessed heart attack 3/15/2008; c25k july 2008 first 5k 10/26/2008 on 62nd birthday.
San Francisco - 7/29/12
Warrior Dash Ohio II - 8/26/12
Chicago - 10/7/12
What shoe do you wear when you run? And what shoe do you wear other time during the day?
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