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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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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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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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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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