Below you can see the different questions asked about marathon injuries, general injury problems / challenged as well as recovery tips connected to the 100 day plan.
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Two weeks until marathon and my legs are supertired - heeelp
When feeling tired in running - what to do :
Now I'm superfrustrated!! I have followed the 4.30 plan and have enjoyed it very much. The …
What to do when feeling jaded?
What to do when feeling overly tired in the 100 day plan :
Have just read Ricks post concerning proper marathon recovery where he stated …
How to deal with nagging hip pain right before a race ?
"Marius, What was a less than nagging hip flexor strain has flared to an official nagging injury …
Marathon recovery importance
The importance of marathon recovery :
I made a big mistake after setting a great P.B.at London following your plan.
I ignored …
What to do with blisters when running ?
"Hi, didn't find this topic in the program or in the FAQs:
I get blisters on the medial side of my feet by …
Low Hemolobin level - should one adjust training
Low hemoglobin, running ;
Since May I have followed th 3:30 schedule and my plan is to run a marathon in August. I have always had low …
Warm up before hard running
"On the hard sessions, is there a warm up run before starting a high effort 3 or above, or do you just jump into the session?
Also, what kind of stretching …
"Recovery" after Half Marathon race during marathon training
Half marathon 8 weeks before a marathon :
"After a Half Marathon race at almost full effort 8 weeks before the goal full marathon, should the workouts …
Thanks for a great program. I have used it this summer to prepare for a half marathon. The run is coming up next …
Unable to run 3 weeks before the marathon
Unable to run 3 weeks before the marathon :
I'm doing the sub 3.15 plan, and I'm just finished the 12th week.
Yesterday I had a hard interval …
Cold vs hot baths
Cold vs. hot baths :
Thanks for an awesome program!
Regarding the hot/cold baths. I have been struggeling with bone membrane inflammation …
Muscles locked up during the Marathon ?
Muscle problems during the marathon :
DISAPPOINTED is an understatement. I ran my first marathon (Okinawa Marathon) this past weekend …
How to deal with shin splints :
I am a 41 year old who the last three years have run Nordmarka Skogsmaraton. This summer I sat a PB …
Piriformis syndrome :
"Hi again Marius. I had an operation due to a disc prolapse in 1999. I have been running without any difficulties after the operation. …
Half marathon 2 weeks before the marathon
Half marathon two weeks before a marathon :
I have miscalculated my weeks for 100 day plan. I have 3 weeks to the marathon and am starting …
Compression clothing :
"Dear Dr Bakken,
What are your thoughts on using compression clothing for running and/or recovery? I saw many amateur runners …
Could not run for one week
Adjusting a missed week of training :
"This is my first marathon and while doing the 2 1/2 hour run in Week 11, I was bitten by a dog and could not …
PFSS and Voltaren !!!
PDFF knee :
It seems like I have got PFSS in my right knee, and with only 7 days away from London Marathon 22 April..
Should I rest …
Crosstrainer as an alternative to cycling during injury
Crosstrainer as an alternative to the bike for training :
I have a slight injury in my right knee, which means that I need to train …
Beginning to feel some "disturbance" in my left achilles tendon
"Hi Marius. Some background first.
I`m a norwegian from Bardufoss (north of Norway)who started on your 100day mp 5 weeks ago. Some …
Training plan after injury
What do to after an injury period.
"Week 11 after my 20 mile run I came up with 2 injuries, hip flexor and planter fasciitis. After seeing a physical …
Plan break early on
Plan after break in training :
"Just finished Week 2 Session 2 on my 3:30 plan and have come down with the flu. It may be a week before I get back …
gastric reflux and running
Gastric reflux and running :
I´ve been struggling with reflux on some of my races, it can be gone for weeks and more present in others, and …
Injured during crucial part of marathon training
Very short time until the marathon :
I have been training the 100DMP on the 3.15 schedule. Would like to add that I love your program. …
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Troubled recovery with achiles heel pain.
Achilles injury - how to deal with it :
"Hi, its Craig MacGregor here from Perth in Scotland. I work as a bin man loading green waste 4 days of the …
What to do/take to help get rid of a flu/cold
How to get rid of a cold :
"Hi Marius, hope your well. I have been ill recently with a cold, apart from strides to keep muscular fitness going is there …
Blood donation and running
Blood donation and running :
I am planning to donate blood next week. How long after that will my training efforts return to normal?" …
Stomach Problems and Dizzyness Running
Stomach problems and dizzyness during running workouts :
"I am in week 5 (I'm training for Boston). While trying to do the Session 1 workout both last …
Extra recovery run during taper phase
Adding extra recovery runs in the tapering period:
"I have used previous FAQ item, to addd an extra recovery workout to the 4:00 plan. This level of …
Keeping shape while ill/sick
How does one keep the shape going if one has periods with illness during the plan ?
I have really benefitted from your sub 3 plan, followed …
Running when tired
How to deal with periods of hard outside work - running when tired and how to pace oneself. "
I've thuroughly enjoyed your "Crazy Norweigen …
Hot Bath Temperature
What is the ideal temperature for the hot baths in the 100 day plan ?
I have been doing cold baths after hard days but have a question …
What is the best way to deal with IT band injuries / soreness ?
"I noticed in another section you discussed a few injuries and ways to help but I didn't …
Heavy legs running
What do do about "heavy legs running trouble" on the easy runs ?
I´m enjoying your 100 day marathon plan, but I have problems with the …
Easy Marathon Recovery Time
How fast is the recovery after an easy marathon ?
"Marius, I am going to be running a marathon next weekend just for fun. I plan to run the race much …
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