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Slow Strength

By on in Health
Slow down the release of these five moves to train your body to run faster.

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Marathon Training - Boom and Bust

By Noel Thatcher, MBE, British paralympic runner, Physiotherapist on in Health
The perils of marathon training and how to avoid injury...

Usually as a running specialist physiotherapist there is a predictable pattern to the year. From mid February there is a steady increase in the number of runners targeting spring marathons phoning for appointments and the story usually goes something like, “I was doing really well until the end of January, ... 

How to reduce sitting time at work

By News on in Health
Greater scheduling flexibility helps workers be more active.

For health research watchers, 2013 will probably be remembered as the year that the negative effects of excess sitting, even for daily exercisers, gained widespread notice. Or, as we put it over the summer, sitting is the new smoking. A new study takes the next step in addressing the problem by ...  ... 

For beginners: Have I Reached a Training Plateau?

By Susan Paul on in Health
Training plateaus are not bad, they are a sign you need to change your plan.

Q: I have been running for about six months now and loving it. However, recently I feel stuck, like I'm going nowhere. I am not getting faster or any more fit. In fact, I almost feel like I'm going backwards. What's going on? - Steve A: When we begin running, we experience dramatic ... 

Aerobic exercise helps mental health in over 50s

By News on in Health
12 weeks study shows improved brain function and cognition

A new study in the journal Frontiers in Aging on Neuroscience found that people age 50 and older who did aerobic exercise may help keep their minds sharp as they age.For the study, 37 sedentary adults age 57 to 75 with normal brain health were randomly assigned to ...  Continue ... 

Nutrition clinic: overnight recovery

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Dr James Morton breaks down the science behind optimal post-run nutrition for the best recovery during the night.

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see covered in the blog, ...  ... 

Gait analysis: is it for me?

By Noel Thatcher, MBE, British paralympic runner, Physiotherapist on in Health
Noel Thatcher discusses the ever changing world of gait analysis

Many running retailers and sports injury clinics now offer some form of gait analysis. This assessment of your running “style” or “technique” can take many forms and can range from someone watching you run down a corridor to the Run3D three-dimensional science and research based assessment we offer at Holly ... 

Nutrition clinic: Caffeine explained

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Does caffeine boost your running? It's a debated issue in the sports world, Dr James Morton explains how to use it correctly to aid your running.

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton (Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS) and Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition ...  ... 

What shoes should you wear when you're not running?

By Annie Rice on in Health
Brand new foot scanning technology at UCL has revealed the true effects of wearing heels, this got us thinking.

After the shocking revelations about the effect of wearing heels were revealed in this video from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital it got us thinking about the best footwear to wear when you're not running. With this in mind we thought we'd start a discussion on the best day wear ... 

Nutrition clinic: Fasted Training

By Dr James Morton on in Health
We all know that to train and race effectively you need fuel in the form of carbohydrate, but is this the case all the time? We asked SiS’ Dr James Morton if fasted training, in certain scenarios, can help performance on a wider basis.

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see covered in the ...  ... 

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