So my legs and I are having a disagreement. ...

2 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
2 Posts
Apr 30, 2015 6:29pm
via Android

I would like to add running into my workout regimen. I tried to do that this morning and my legs rebelled. I did my 34 minute cardio walk warm up and then wanted to run a little. I ran for only about 5 minutes before my legs started burning, knees and ankles started hurting, etc. I didn't even run enough to get winded! Is it my shoes? Am I doing something wrong? Is there a special way to add running into your workout routine? I would like for my legs and I to be on the same page here....

30 Apr
It will take a while for ur muscles to get used to it. Also is cardio so good for ur heart and good for stamina too that takes a while . Try walking briskly (fast) then jog for few minutes and walk again etc . :-)
Image_thumb
812 Posts
Apr 30, 2015 7:03pm
via Android

Yeah at first everything is going to hurt. Your using muscles that you didn't use before. You can try wrapping your knees and ankles. Or buy compression sleeves. I have a compression sleeve for my knee, I have used and abused it through out the years. Here is a link, I suggest you read it. http://www.reddit.com/r/running/wiki/faq#wiki_for_beginners

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,215 topics, 38,273 posts

Motivation & Support

8,513 topics, 41,738 posts

App Updates

12 topics, 42 posts

Ask the Pros

716 topics, 1,820 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,885 topics, 12,166 posts

Trainer Tools

5 topics, 19 posts

Featured Training Programs

Fit. Fab. Fast.

Fit. Fab. Fast.

Moderate Time 2 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Yoga Sculpt I

Yoga Sculpt I

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Beginner's HIIT

Beginner's HIIT

Casual Ic_time_32x32 10 mins  
Full Body  
5 Min Six Pack

5 Min Six Pack

Intense Ic_time_32x32 5 mins  
Core  
A Whole Lotta Arms

A Whole Lotta Arms

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 24 mins  
Shoulders  
Lift Fit

Lift Fit

Intense Ic_time_32x32 9 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Barbell
Upper Body Groove

Upper Body Groove

Casual Ic_time_32x32 10 mins  
Back   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench
Cash Me Outside

Cash Me Outside

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Lower Body