Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Questions, Questions, and more Questions
Also read to avoid long distance running. But no definition of what constitutes a long distance. In my mind, long distance means greater than a 10K. What does it mean to you and more importantly, what do you think it means in this context?
I was told to wait 3 weeks before resuming previous activities, and that it might possibly take up to 6 weeks. Not entirely sure what resuming previous activities entails. I'm fairly sure it means that I can try run training (3x week) starting next weekend if my knee isn't hurting. But can I try running before then if it's really short or just 2x week? Or do I avoid it all together for 3 weeks?
Why does the weather not cooperate with my plans? I mentioned in an earlier post about trying to get out on my bike for cycling last weekend. Decided to aim for Sunday. Saturday the weather was lovely. Sunday, not so much. So now I'm hoping for this coming weekend. Is cycling under that umbrella of previous activities or does it depend? I was just going to try something short-ish like 10 miles.
UPDATED to add: A few people have asked me about supplements. It has been recommended for me to take Move Free Advanced which is a glucosamine/condroitin product. I believe that it helps. I've even started my mother on it and she noticed improvement. Recently, I decided to start taking Move Free Ultra as well. This is a collagen type II product. Which some research says works better/differently than glucosamine/condroitin. I decided to take both rather than one or another. The question here, how will I know if this is helping since I started taking it a few weeks before I got the injections? Probably the real test will be about 6 months from now. Also, are there any other supplements that I should be considering?