Despite the grey skies outside, things have been looking up. I had another really good A.R.T session yesterday morning and that, coupled with the 90 minute hot yoga session I did on Sunday has really helped to loosen everything up. On Monday, I even managed to do 3 sets of 8 reps of squats with no knee issues. I used a much lighter weight than normal (65lbs vs 80lbs) and I felt great. No pain, nothing. WOOHOO. The only pain I felt was in my glutes the next day. Proof that I actually used my butt muscles! Yeah!
The real test for me would be when I hit the road for my run groups Tuesday Tempo session. My training plan had me slated to run 13km with 10 of it at 4:35/km's. Tough considering I hadn't done any speed work in about 10 days. I figured I was going to suck some serious wind. My PT had taped both my knees up so I was feeling really good about letting loose. In fact, I was absolutely chomping at the bit to go out and run fast. I wasn't going to be stupid about it obviously. If I didn't feel great, I wasn't going to push it. But if I felt good, then I was going to let the dogs out.
I was also going to be taking these babies on their maiden voyage outside.
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