How to recover from a Marathon

How to recover after a Marathon So you’ve done it! You’ve completed the Marathon. Whether it is your first one or your 10th, crossing the finish line after 26.2 miles of running is an amazing achievement and puts you in an elite group of runners worldwide who have achieved this challenge. It is also true…

Read More

Dealing with a late stage injury before the marathon

Dealing with a late stage injury before the marathon Running injuries in the later stages of marathon training are unfortunately all too common. The intensity of marathon training places a lot of stress and strain on the body, especially as the long miles build up towards the end. This will seem like the worst possible…

Read More

What can cause pain on the top of your foot?

What can cause pain on the top of your foot? Finding the cause of pain on the top of the foot can be a tricky problem to manage, as it has many causes and Dr Google isn’t always helpful in tracking down the solution. Here is a list of the 3 most common causes of…

Read More

Should you use Ice or Heat for an injury?

    Ice is nice, right? When something feels sore, putting an ice pack on it seems like a natural thing to do. It numbs the pain, cools the area down and feels nice. What does ice do?   The long-held theory behind using ice to relieve pain after injury is that it reduces ‘pathological’…

Read More