Physiotherapist, Chris Beckmans, and Strength & Conditioning Coach, Andy Page, can’t get enough of Triathlons and Ironman challenges. Find our why they love this sport, what they’ve learned from their experiences and what they’re aiming for next.
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.
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?
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.
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!
In this blog we offer advice for the prevention and management of overload injuries sustained by marathon and half marathon runners.
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.
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.