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Physical Activity and Breast Cancer

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sport & Exercise Consultant, Dr Farrah Jawad explains how physical activity is a tool at our disposal that we can use to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

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How to Reduce Migraine Pain

If you have ever experienced a migraine, you know just how debilitating they can be. Often the only way to get through them is to lie in a dark room and wait it out. In this blog we explain what exactly a migraine is plus some useful tips on ways to relieve them.

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Running an ultramarathon in your 50s

What is it like taking on an ultramarathon in your 50s, compared to say your 30s? Dr Mike Burdon, who can now answer that question, reflects on his experience of training for and competing in an ultramarathon earlier this year.

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How Runners Can Reduce The Risk of Stress Fractures

Running has many health benefits, but it’s not totally risk-free; by quickly increasing loads on the body you could experience a stress fracture. Doesn’t sound very appealing, right? So how can you reduce the risk of this type of injury?


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Pete’s Story

Pete, a pro triathlete who also works for the Dept. of Transport, came back from a knee injury to cycle 468km from Lands End to Hyde Park Corner. Read his success story here.

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Nicola’s Story

Nicola has enjoyed an injury free life for two years now. Read Nicola’s incredible story about how she overcame every hurdle to achieve all of her rehabilitation and fitness goals with the help of both S&C and Pilates.