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    Albergues that have massage therapists?

    Thank you everyone for the tips! It’s helping me consider/plan where to possibly stay! It’s good to hear it’s not just the large centres that have the physio and massage services. In just about6 weeks I will be starting my 1st Camino!
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    Albergues that have massage therapists?

    Hello- I am doing the Camino Francis and would like to hear from recent walkers what Albergues they found that offered some massage or physio services? I have read somewhere that some do so would like to plan for shorter days so I could use this service every week if possible along the way...
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    @VintageCowgirl - ❤️the name by the way! Thanks for making me smile! Good idea! All the best to you! J
  4. J

    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Thanks - yes I am now trying to become a walker- my running days are over but trying to adjust my head is taking a bit more time! I do love stopping to smell the flowers though!
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Thanks you these are the stories that are so inspiring to me! One of the learnings I am hoping for on the Camino is to make friends and thank my body ( with artificial hip!) and make friends with my new abilities 🙏
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Wonderful will look for it- we have an amazing 2nd book store in town that has lots of fitness books! Gracias!
  7. J

    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    How wonderful for you! I am hoping 🙏
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Ahh - I am a former runner and am training for this as if it was a marathon - even got some of my old resources out - hence my ask for others plans 😊 For me my first purpose for walking is a spiritual eons however my second is to rebuild trust in what my body can do ( as I am still figuring out...
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    @It65ny thx for the reply and advice! Swelling has gone down and now pain free but in support of my training I have aptm precooked with my physio and osteopath/athletic therapist. I know they will help determine the underlying cause which I know is I pushed it - did too much. They are my first...
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Thanks Robo Already have it booked but my routine physio aptm is around 10days out. I’ll wait to see my practitioner who has supported me thru some running over use issues and hip replacement It’s overuse - nothing to major - I know what that’s about😊
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    @C clearly -thx for the Q. It’s mainly the joint swelling that has me stopping to recover. Have had a few running injuries in the past and know -I just push it a bit more than I should! Thx for the good advice I see a physio in two weeks and believe they will confirm overuse. In the mean time...
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    Training plan help - 10weeks from starting!

    Hello -Opps I’ve done it again…I have another small overuse injury. 🥲so am reaching out hoping someone has a training plan that they have used that they can share? A day by day plan that has the detail I think I must need to help me not push it? I used to run and be more active and I...
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    How long after hip replacement?

    Hi @Sunbun - as others have said a lot depends on your pre and post surgery therapy and activity levels. I found I started walking on flat even surfaces - I even went on an outdoor track. I had a left hip replacement in July 2019 - they wanted to wait until I was 60 so I was using a cane the...

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