5K Training: Back To Square One

My goal is to run in 4 5Ks this year. But with my knee, how hard can I push myself? Image courtesy of Sura Nualpradid and FreeDigitalPhotos.net

My goal is to run in four 5Ks this year. But with my knee, how hard can I push myself? Image courtesy of Sura Nualpradid and FreeDigitalPhotos.net

This week I tested my knee with some running. Nothing major. I broke out my Easy 5K app and started at the beginning. All the training I did before my knee injury is out the window. The name of the game is graded return – working below my break point, resting a day between runs and only increasing intensity when it’s comfortable.

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