Sunday, December 13, 2009

skate skiing is evil

7 weeks ago I stopped running. In that time I've done (in reverse chrono order)
6 weeks ago I ran 7 miles with the TMs on the River Trail and roller skied (skate) three out of 5 days
4 weeks ago I walked about 3 miles flagging a trail and I roller skied again once (skate)
3 weeks ago I walked about 3 miles cutting a trail
2 weeks ago I walked about 5 miles marking Blackstrap Hell and about 7 miles over two days picking up Blackstrap Hell
This past week I ran/walked three different times, between 2 and 4 miles.

That's not much activity for 7 weeks. The skate roller skiing aggravated my butt so I stopped. One of the days that I picked up Blackstrap Hell aggravated my butt. But the run/walking this past week was fine. I really felt like I could see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Then I skate skied 9 miles yesterday at Pineland. It was great to get out. But within 1-2 hours of finishing, my piriformis was on fire. And it's been on fire all day today. Skating seems to be the absolute worst activity for this injury. This really sucks.

5 comments:

  1. Aaaarrgh! Not cool.

    Can you at least classic?

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  2. That's what I was hoping to do but there were no tracks. Any my skis don't go to straight-ly without tracks!

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  3. Ugh Jeff, I'm so sorry. I know how much you were looking forward to ski season, too. Like Ryan said - what about classic skiing? Snowshoeing?

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  4. Classic without tracks build character.

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  5. Late in the game here on commenting, but really sorry to hear that Jeff. Hope the classic style helps.

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