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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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Eat Your Way to the Finish Line: Marathon Training

If you’re lucky enough to have gotten a place in this year’s London Marathon, you’re likely already planning your training programme. In this blog we focus specifically on training your gut.

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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 to Avoid and Manage Injuries for Marathon Training

In this blog we offer advice for the prevention and management of overload injuries sustained by marathon and half marathon runners.

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Covid-19: One Year On

Dr Michael Burdon discusses his experience of the last year; the effects that lockdown has had on his clinics and the conditions he has seen and treated over the last 12 months.

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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.