Category Archives: fitness

Runners – Know Your Health Professionals!

What is the freaking difference between an Osteopath and a Chiropractor????  This little guide is for the runner seeking expert advise. Its always good if you can identify a quack by sight.   Chiropractor What they do/DONT do A chiropractor focuses … Continue reading

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Emma Stepto – Proof That It’s Never Too Late For A Runner To Go Pro

If you watched the London Marathon this weekend your attention was probably flitting between Mo Farah, Kiplagat, and some dude running dressed as a telephone box. However if you watched closely there was a pretty extraordinary story amongst the elite … Continue reading

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Runners & Resistance Training – What Muscles Should You Be Working?

If you’re a female runner then like me trying to squeeze your calves into a pair of extra skinny jeans is a bit of a mission. It’s pretty much my upper body work out…….. But whether you’ve been running for … Continue reading

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Sports Psychology and The Running Streak – Are We Addicted?

I appreciate that most of you have stumbled onto this blog by a freak accident of Google, but if you have managed to read more than one post you might be aware that I’ve been streaking….no not that kind, the … Continue reading

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The Newbie Runner’s Guide To Stretching

Stretching is one of those things we all know we should do right? P.E teachers across the land drilled into us from an early age that we should at least give it a half arsed attempt before and after exercise. … Continue reading

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Rules for the Running Streak

Now in general I am not a fan of streaking. I’m talking about the kind where you run everyday, not the kind where you get naked…..unless you’re a REALLY adventurous runner and don’t mind the cold. For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Nutritional Supplements For Runners – Myths, Facts & Warnings

Walk into any health shop and we are confronted with a mass of pills potions and lotions all claiming to give us super speed. Magnesium, comes with free ‘Flash’ t-shirt….yeah not quite. So what should and shouldn’t we be taking? … Continue reading

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