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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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My Ironman Experience

Through wind, rain and the sunshine, find out how Physiotherapist Miranda Mason tackled her Lockdown Ironman challenge with resilience, determination and a bit of stubbornness too!

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How Different Tissues in Our Body Respond to Running

What happens to muscles, bones, and tendons when they are optimally loaded Vs what happens when we overload them? Physiotherapist Henry Clarke discusses the impact on our tissues when we run or perform impact exercise.

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Muscle Inhibition in Knee Pain

If an area is injured or inflamed the muscles around it can likely switch off’ leading to other muscles and areas having to work harder to compensate. We discuss this in relation to the knee, the signs, symptoms and appropriate treatment.

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That Ankle Sprain will be fine! Will It?

Ankle sprains are a common injury, for which you might think that after a bit of rest, it will resolve itself. Physiotherapist Stephen Armstrong explains why these injuries shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Postponed Marathon — What to do now?

You’ve been training for months, you’re on track to be 100% at that start line, then you get the dreaded email… the marathon has been postponed. What now? Don’t worry, S&C Coach James Phillips has a plan of action.

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What is the best running trainer for me?

Podiatrist Mark Gallagher keeps us up to date on the best advice when choosing your running footwear. There is more to consider than you realise.

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HOKA ONE ONE Mens Challenger ATR 5 REVIEW

The HOKA ATR 5 is designed as an all-terrain shoe, which Physiotherapist, Michael Harrop has been testing over the last 3 months.