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Does anyone else get this?

I have noticed it a number of times now when I am really pushing myself hard for the last .5 mile or what ever distance it is. I start to feel like Im strinking! Its very odd.....

Maybe its just me :)

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Don't know about the last half mile bit but I feel as if I'm shrinking each day......once you pass a certain age I think one does shrink....I'll be able to get into a bottle with a ship soon.
 

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Does anyone else get this?

I have noticed it a number of times now when I am really pushing myself hard for the last .5 mile or what ever distance it is. I start to feel like Im strinking! Its very odd.....

Maybe its just me :)

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do you mean shrinking or stinking or perhaps both.
i cant say i've suffered from shrinking, but the latter:|
 

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Don't seem to get a shrinking feeling...in fact, quite the opposite...nobody warned me that your fingers swell up to huge fat sausages sometimes. I discovered this in my first half marathon...scared the heeby jeebies out of me.

Thankfully, a runner passing me offered me a jelly baby and said the swollen fingers were normal...Phew!!
 

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YES!!! and I thought it was my crazy "used to rave too much" mind!! :) - Owain, I will explain in more depth........ At work at mo, so cant build on this now...

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shrinking as in getting nowhere fast lol :p

Yes had that feeling :(
 

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I havent had the swollen fingers though, that does sound scary!

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It is very scary...feels like your skin is about to split and the inside of your fingers will spurt out and make a mess. Ended up running with my hands up in the air for a bit...looked very silly. :nuts:
 

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It is very scary...feels like your skin is about to split and the inside of your fingers will spurt out and make a mess. Ended up running with my hands up in the air for a bit...looked very silly. :nuts:
Hey I suffer with that too when I run, it happened this morning in fact and took a long time to go. My hands were so fat I couldnt bend my fingers. I'm used to it though, it happens when I get hot, once on holiday in Greece it was so bad I ended up with my hands in a bucket of cold water!
 

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With you on the fingers thing...thank goodness I don't wear any rings, or they'd have chopped through my flesh this morning!
 

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I don't seem to shrink or get bursting finger effects, maybe I become invisible? Will check in a reflective surface next time I'm out :)
 

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Rob, that would be an impressive trick. You could start a race then go invisable, hide round the corner, wait for the winning person to come near you and then cross the line in front of them...you could always win a race :)

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