Running

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The Benefits of Downhill Running

We see many runners include uphill sprints in their training, but have you ever thought about what happens to your body when you run downhill? It may feel easier, but your muscles are working just as hard, but in a different way. Get our top tips on how to train for the declines.

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Running 100 Miles: The Arc of Attrition

Head of Rehab and ultra-runner, Dawn Nunes, reflects on her experience taking on the UK’s hardest winter 100-miler race along the Cornish coastline, the Arc of Attrition.

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What Long Distance Runners Can Do To Avoid Overuse Injuries

The main type of injury that long-distance runners sustain are overuse injuries. When those miles are piling up, it’s important to be aware what it is you’re asking of your body, and what you can do to support it and ultimately avoid these types of injury.

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Your Running FAQs Answered

Head of Rehab, physiotherapist and running enthusiast, Dawn Nunes, answers some of the most commonly asked, running-related questions we hear in clinic.

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5 things to know when taking on an Ironman

Podiatrist, Alex Townsend, was taught five key lessons when taking on his first Ironman, and here he shares his insight to help you get a headstart should you be doing the same.

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The Final Countdown: How to Approach the Last 2 – 3 Weeks Before a Marathon

With race day around the corner the nerves and excitement might be starting to kick, but it’s important not to lose sight of the big picture. All your training so far as been to get you ready for the upcoming challenge, and these few weeks are a crucial part of your prep.

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Why We Love Triathlons

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.

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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.