3 weeks ago I aggravated a bulging disc doing rack pulls. For 2 weeks certain movements involving flexion of the spine caused sharp pain. I stopped going to the gym and only did bird dogs, side bridges and curl-ups for back rehab. For about 1 week I have been more or less pain free.
Before this incident I had promised a colleague to participate in a running event involving running 5.6 km (3.5 miles) which will take place in 2 weeks.
Now, I am bit unsure what to do. I am considering doing gradually longer runs in the next days (1,2,.. kms) and stop, if I get any back pain. However, most internet pages on bulging discs advice against jogging.
So I would be happy about any input from others with bulging discs on their experience with jogging (any reinjuires,...).
P.S.: Yeah, I know this is a bit off-topic in a bodybuilding forum. But I figure there are a lot of people with bulging discs around here.