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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 ...  ... 

Nutrition clinic: Fuelling on the move

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Practice race day nutrition and achieve your goals.

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 ...  ... 

Nutrition clinic: Recovery

By Dr James Morton on in Health

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 ...  ... 

Do you have a current Achilles or patellar tendinopathy?

By Dr Charlie Waugh on in Health

Tendinopathies are painful conditions thought to occur as the result of a failed healing response. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a novel treatment that has recently shown promising results as a non-invasive treatment for these conditions. ESWT involves acoustic shockwaves passing through the skin to the affected area; it ... 

Review: High5 protein recovery

By Annie Rice on in Health

This recovery drink declares itself as the ultimate post exercise shake. It offers 2 ½ parts carbohydrate to 1 part whey protein isolate. Designed to immediately replenish your glycogen stores, it offers 40.6 grams of carbohydrate per serving. Then a decent 19.5 grams of protein to further support your muscle ... 

Nutrition clinic: nitrates - the new performance booster?

By Dr James Morton on in Health

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 ... 

Physio Clinic: Marathon taper

By Scott Mitchell on
11 April 2013 at 11:22
in Health
With just over a week until VLM, our resident physiotherapist Scott Mitchell shares some marathon taper tricks.

Just as it should have been warming up for the longer runs, it got colder than ever. Now all the hard work is done but you have the delicate job of getting the taper right. Thanks to the unusual conditions everything may not be straight forward, so here are my ... 

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