Category Archives: Sports Injuries

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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Top Ten Things NOT to Say to An Injured Runner

  Sorry it’s been a while between updates. I’m currently injured and my doctor has told me I could be out for as long as 12 weeks. As you can imagine dear bloggers, this has left me cranky to the … 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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Running Injuries 101

Running newbies, this is a quick guide to what to do when something hurts, what will m ake it worse and what’s going to help you get back into your trainers quicker. ITS YOUR OWN FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  First thing is first. … Continue reading

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Runners! Why You Should Love Your Wobble Board!

Now I’m not exactly a big fan of faddy gadgets. I don’t own a thigh master, I never touched an ab cradle and I HAVE ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY DEFINITELY NEVER OWNED a protein shaker. However there is one gadget I am … Continue reading

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The Science of Cool Downs

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m as dodgy and unprepared as your average runner. My idea of a warm up is lacing up my trainers. After all, it counts as a hamstring stretch, surely?  However there is one thing every … Continue reading

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