A Guide To Running With Hypermobility

A Guide To Running With Hypermobility

Being hypermobile, or as it’s sometimes referred to as being “double-jointed”, has it’s pros as well as it’s cons. The pros? You get to impress your mates with party tricks such as bending your fingers to touch your forearms. The cons? It can leave you more vulnerable...
Stop Foam Rolling Your IT Band!

Stop Foam Rolling Your IT Band!

The Iliotibial band, or as it’s more commonly referred to as – The IT Band. There seems to be a lot of confusion about the dos & don’ts with treating the IT band, but my biggest bug-bear with clients *coughs* runners *coughs* is when they’re insistent on foam...
5 Ways to Stop Getting Side stitches when running!

5 Ways to Stop Getting Side stitches when running!

I’m sure that it’s something every runner has experienced at some point in their running lives before – the painful, sharp, stabbing sensation that are side stitches! How can we avoid experiencing this? Here’s 5 of my top tips to stop getting side stitches when...
Achilles Tendinitis – A runner’s true Achilles Heel

Achilles Tendinitis – A runner’s true Achilles Heel

The pain at the back of your heel could be Achilles Tendinitis – but what is that and how do you get rid of it?! Achilles Tendinitis effectively means Achilles tendon inflammation (swelling), and this is often due to repeated stress – hence it being a common problem...
5 Ways To Beat The Heat When Running

5 Ways To Beat The Heat When Running

1. Hydrate before the run It’s no good thinking “I’ll be okay, I’ll just grab a drink when I’m finished.” You may be able to get away with that in the winter, but summer running is a different beast. Naturally, we sweat more when it’s hot, so naturally, we need to be...
How To Recover From The Marathon

How To Recover From The Marathon

You’ve done it! You’ve completed the marathon, by hook or by crook you’ve done it! Catch your breath back, grab a drink of your choice and bask in all your glory… Aaaaand then the recovery process begins. Yep, whether you like it or not, your body is now beginning the...