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      01-01-2009, 11:10 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by 561design View Post
Forget running indoors. If you're not used to it, you'll spend your time getting acclaimated instead of getting faster. Try running on your toes / front of your feet. If you can get a hold of one of those parachutes that'll help you alot. We also used to strap ourselves to pvc poles dug into the ground. But I doubt you'll find one of those in time.
I can't run on my toes, I get shin splints. As far as the other stuff, at this moment it's too experimental for someone in my situation right now. Besides, I can't afford to re-catch pneumonia right before the PT test by running outside and sweating outside. I'll save that for the test and hell I might even be able to do it at the sports center indoor track. I wonder if that would be a better idea, the air is dry though I hear.