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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Babying the ankle

Decided to take On the Road off the road, doing 3-1/2 on a precor orbital machine (Ccross trainer? Whatever), followed by a mile and a half around the gym (25 laps).

I felt good, as did the Achilles tendon, until near the end of the jogging. The pain is at a specific spot along the outside of the tendon, which almost suggests sleeping funny or something rather than a strain. On the other hand, it feels good to support it, so I might even try an ace bandage or elastic brace to see if that helps. I usually eschew such devices on the theory that I become reliant on them instead of getting stronger, but I might humor myself a little on this one.

Anyway, an acquaintance on another machine suggested Cork Boat by fallen-away Clinton speech writer John Pollack, saying that it's perfect for mind-numbing workouts. I'll file that on my todo list.

We finished year one of Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm last night and, although I love it, I'm note sure to whom I'd recommend it. I guess if you liked Seinfeld, you'll love this. Otherwise, not so much.

Anyway, it's windy and mild out, but I worked out indoors, so it didn't matter.

5; 11-1/2; 36-1/2; 36-1/2
Posted by Mose, 9:02 AM


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