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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.

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How Runners can Reduce the Risk of Stress Fractures

Running has many health benefits; however, there are risks associated with increased loads on the body. One type of injury that may arise is the stress fracture, so how can you reduce your risk?

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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.