Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Bitune - The Great Compression
Rory needed a ridiculous XL+ (the largest size available) whilst a S (the smallest size available) was all I needed. As you can see here the difference is comical!
We both did an hour on the treadmill, Rory's was a recovery run given his equally ridiculous 80 miles on the weekend, whereas I opted for a fartlek session.
I traditionally suffer from tight calves, which is probably partly the cause of my long stint off recently with achilles tendonitis, and it is during speedwork that I get particularly apprehensive about injuring them. These made a real difference - I'm not sure whether it was psychosomatic or because they actually had a physiological difference, but I will DEFINITELY continue to wear them during training... an expensive but very worthwhile investment in my opinion...