Tuesday, August 31, 2010

First Barefoot Running Injury?

I may be suffering from my first bf running injury since I started running bf in 2007. I just got back from a short 3-mile run. Throughout most of the run - and even more now - my tibialis anterior muscle on the right leg is killing me (well, it hurts). The left leg is fine.

This has never happened to me before, but I've run less this summer than in the past 3-4 years (ironically because my book has kept me so busy). I'm training for a 10-mile race in September, so I can't take too much time off. :-( Oh, well... push through it? Erghh.


  1. Ack, Shin Splints! ;)

    I had a problem with that muscle on a recent long hike and run in Vibrams (no, they're not exactly the same). It was fine by the next day...

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