3 signs that it is ok to start running again after an injury

  3 signs that it is ok to start running again after an injury You are more or less pain free in normal daily activities and cross training exercises such as cycling, swimming and walking. Pain levels should be low, not increasing with activity and settling quickly after exercise. You have been doing your rehabilitation…

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What are the benefits of gait retraining and can it reduce the risk of injury? The idea behind gait retraining is to change elements of your running gait technique or style in order to effect a change, leading either to improvements in performance or a reduction in the risk of injury. As runners we are…

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Is it ok to run when I am injured?

  We’ve all seen the memes and cartoons doing the rounds of social media, and it’s become a bit of a trope amongst injured runners but, joking apart, it’s a fair question isn’t it? When can I run again is first and foremost on the mind of any runner who is unable to run due…

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How to avoid repetitive strain injuries when running

  Repetitive strain injuries are the most common type of injury in running. The nature of running is repetitive involving a similar footstrike pattern over time and distance. This repetitive strain to the musculoskeletal system can increase the risk of injury over time and distance.   So how can you reduce the risk of repetitive…

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