Leg aches and pains

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beck
I’m in my final week of taper why do my legs feel really tired ache and painful but they didn’t when I was running my long runs? Feel so tired too from doing nothing
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FergusG
Taper induced maranoia?
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7:18pm, 23 Oct 2017
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Surrey Phil
Feeling heavy-legged and tired is quite common with tapering, so don't worry. The same can apply to the aching. The tiredness is down to there being more glycogen in the muscles. Keep an eye on any pains and maybe treat yourself to a sports massage now the hard work and long runs are behind you.

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