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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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Why Prehab (Preventive Rehabilitation) is Important

A Prehab programme is a series of exercises designed around you. These exercises help to avoid injury and pain, whether you are an Olympian, a weekend warrior, or preparing for surgery.

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Sleep is a Legal Performance Enhancing Drug

If sleep was a tablet, all doctors would prescribe it.” See why our Physiotherapists advise sleep as part of their rehabilitation programmes.

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Can A Vegan Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Whether you’re taking part in Veganuary this year or not, it’s clear that plant based diets are becoming more popular. So why are people stepping away from their meat-heavy diet? Dietician Linia Patel explores the truth behind one popular reason, weight-loss.

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Dry January, is it Really Worth It?

Many who take part in dry January probably do so for their health and wellbeing, but what are the true benefits of dry January if we go right back to square one on 1st February? Consistency is key for solidifying many good habits and that is as true here as ever before.

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Combatting Covid-Inactivity: Prioritising Exercise for Health

If being at home more has caused us to be less active, how can we increase it whilst spending most of our time in this space? In this blog we explain both the impact of inactivity and ways to tackle it so you can live a healthy, active life.

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How to Balance Pain and Exercise

The fact of the matter is pain is a part of life; for some it is short lived, and for others pain becomes a full time experience. But that shouldn’t mean that exercise and looking after yourself in this way is off the table. Physiotherapist Jordan Smitham discusses.

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Act on Axial SpA

A condition that takes an average 8.5 years to diagnose, Axial Spondyloarthritis has significant impacts on day-to-day life, work and mental health. Find out why our Rheumatology Team are championing increased awareness, earlier diagnosis and better management.