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This is my first post so wil start it with a little back ground.
At the end of August just before my 43rd birthday my weight had reached 16st 3 lb.
I decided enough was enough and my slide from sporty person to sofa slob had to stop.
Since then I have exercised 6 times a week and given my diet a complete overhaul.
For the first couple of months my exercise was always on my Tunturi crosstrainer then from 17th October I started cycling initially 12 miles and now over 50 miles on 3 occasions.
This all brings me up to 25th November, with my weight now down to 13st 13lb and the weather too bad for my road bike I decided to try my hand at running, It couldn't be that bad I can cycle 50 miles so how hard can it be? I was so wrong I managed 2.6 miles in 27 minutes and thought I was going to die.
I was never! going to run again.
For some reason I didn't stop running my 2nd run was bad 3rd ok 4th was good and now today my 5th was fun worked hard and did 4 miles in 36 minutes.
The last couple of runs have been 4 miles and my ankles have given me pain after .
I bought some New Balence Trail running Trainers as I intend to do a mixture of road and trail.
Is it normal for ankles to hurt to start with? I am guessing it must be to do with the impact they are taking.
Would a pair of insoles help?
If I intend to do a fair amount of running would it help to go for a shoe fitting?
Is 14st still to heavy to run? should I get my weight down a bit more first?
Sorry for all the nieve newbie questions, but I am enjoying my new sport and want to get it right so that my ankle pain dosn't become an injury.