Healing after a hard workout and recovering from a running injury are basically the same process.
But when a runner gets an over training injury everything goes sideways.
We become confused about what has happened and we start to confuse ourselves about what what should happen next. We get off course. We forget the basics.
Out self induced confusion delays our recovery, hampers our healing and keeps us from getting back to running as quickly as possible.
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Every runner in training tracks progress to monitor for improvement.
Heart rate, wattage, mileage, pace, and perceived exertion are all commonly tracked by athletes in training.
So many athletes preparing for an event, so diligently track and record metrics which reassure us and provide visual confirmation that we are on track toward our goals.
Yet, many of these same athletes simply stop recording any data at all when they get injured and abandon their training plans.
You have to think of healing just like training. You need to see progress. You need to track improvement.
There are a few metrics which you should record on a daily basis when you’re injured and trying to get back to running as quickly as possible.
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