Your questions - our experts
I need a doctor's certificate to race. Where can I go if my GP won't sign one?
Should I do speedwork the day before a marathon?
Is there an optimum age to set a marathon PB?
Can I split my long run into two efforts?
How can I recover in between marathons?
Beginners: Can I run/walk a marathon?
Can I run a 3:30 marathon on two runs a week?
My second marathon: overweight and slow
I've run a sub-3:30 marathon. How can I tell when I'm ready for sub-3?
I ran a 3:28 marathon - can I do sub-3?
Why do my quads cramp in marathons?
Why am I still exhausted two weeks after my marathon?
How should I tackle my first marathon? Five hours would be nice.
Can I run two marathons with just three weeks between them?
I've felt sick in my last few marathons. Why?
I feel guilty for run-walking a marathon...
My training was great. Why did I hit the wall in my marathon?
I've done my first marathon - what next?
Why do marathon schedules have high mileage?
How should I train for a 50K?
How should I train for Lands End to John O'Groats?
Is it rude to listen to my MP3 player at club sessions?
Will running help me overcome depression?
How can I convince myself that I want to run?
I feel as if I have a love-hate relationship with my running. Any ideas to keep me motivated?
If I don’t run at least 30 miles per week, I feel out of sorts. Is this normal?
I'm new and demotivated after a bad race...
My racing and training is flat and aimless. Help!
How can I rediscover motivation after retirement?
Why am I heavy-legged and lethargic?
Do I bob up and down too much when I run?
Is a longer stride better?
Should I warm up before weight training?
Can I combine marathon & triathlon training?
Will bulking up slow my running?
Can my cycling replace my running?
Will cross-training improve my endurance?
What can I do to tone up my legs?
How can I flatten my stomach?
Can bike sessions replace running and still make you a better runner?
Can my cycling help my running?
I'm injured. Can cycling keep me fit?
Will running affect my dancing?
How should I train for a triathlon?
What are the best elliptical trainer sessions for runners?
Will spinning classes help my running?
Treadmills: How effective are they?
How can I make the best use of my time on the treadmill?
Will attempting a triathlon weaken my running?
Should weight training count as a hard day?
Am I training too hard for my age?
What shoes should my 15-year-old son run in?
I'm 17. How do I deal with growing pains and running?
How do I help my 10-year-old in his running?
How do I reach my potential as a good junior?
I've been diagnosed with drop foot. When will I be able to run again?
Will my club foot hold me back?
When can I run after breaking my heels?
How can I strengthen my arches?
Do I really need orthoses?
As I get older I get more blisters. Why?
Will my big feet make me more injury prone?
Why these blisters every time I run?
Why these blisters from my new shoes?
I have blisters between my toes. Help!
I have a painfully curled toe. Will I need surgery?
How can I strengthen fallen arches?
Why does my foot get pins and needles when I run?
What's this pain under my foot?
Why isn't acupuncture helping my plantar fasciitis?
My rigid orthoses give me heel pain. Help!
What's this mystery lump on my heel?
How can I run with a painful heel spur? Do I need surgery?
How can I beat Morton's Neuroma?
Will ankle weights make me a stronger runner?
I keep twisting my ankle. Do I need an ankle brace?
I've had a sore Achilles for a year. Is it because I stand on hard floors?
I'm having scar tissue removed from my Achilles. Will it work?
How can I deal with Achilles scar tissue?
How can I strengthen my ankles?
How do I avoid a repeat ankle stress fracture?
Rehabilitating A Sprained Ankle
I've broken my ankle. How can I return to running?
Calf strains: Why they occur and how to treat them
When I run, my calves tighten, my shins hurt and my feet get numb. What can I do?
Why do I get painful cramp in my legs?
My calf cramps agonisingly after a mile. What's wrong?
Why this sudden calf soreness?
I've had calf pain for a fortnight. How can I shake it off?
I can't explain my marathon calf cramps
I got cramp at mile 20 of a marathon. Why?
Why these shin splints after five years?
Can I run with a below-knee prosthesis?
Can I run with knee cartilage removed?
Why do my knees feel tender after racing?
Why do my knees make grinding noises?
What's this knee pain?
Should I be worried by this swelling behind my knee?
My joints click when I run. Should I be worried?
A road camber is giving me knee pain... Help!
Could my running shoes have caused chondromalacia patellae? How can I cure it?
Can my knee cartilage be regrown?
Why do my knees click when I run?
Undiagnosed knee pain
Why does my knee swell every 13 days?
I have knee pain because of a leg-length discrepancy. How can I fix it?
Why this pain in my backside?
What's this pain in the top of my leg?
Why this sudden hamstring tightness?
Will a hernia really stop me running for nine months?
What's causing this new pain?
Have I recovered from my pelvis fracture?
Why does speedwork give me painful hips?
What's this hip pain? Should I stretch?
Treatment for a sacroiliac joint sprain hasn't worked. Should I run through the pain?
I have less range of motion in my left hip than in my right. Is there anything I can do?
Why can't any specialist diagnose my back pain?
How can I reduce the impact on my back of running?
I have lower-back pain from minor scoliosis - must I stop running?
Should I give up running?
I did a half-marathon after two months of running. Now I have back spasms...
My back has stiffened completely and no treatment has worked. Help!
Beating worn vertebrae
I have sacro-iliac pain after childbirth
Will wearing high heels affect my running?
Can MSM supplements or creams reduce joint pain?
What might help alleviate my arthritis?
How will a colostomy affect my running?
What can I expect after a five-week injury?
How soon can I run after abdominal surgery?
I've been diagnosed with arthritis. Must I give up running?
Why do my legs hurt most two days after a long run?
I've returned to running after three years. Now I have a pain behind my knee and an aching calf
How can I prevent haematuria?
Does running backwards help prevent injury?
I have three injuries on the same leg. Is it because I run on a camber?
I had shingles. Will running make it return?
Can a lack of stretching affect performance?
How long should I hold a stretch?
What form of stretching is most beneficial?
Drinking and Running
Does fizzy water aid calcium absorption?
Are there risks with energy drinks, gels and bars?
How can I stop wetting myself?
How can I stay hydrated in cooler weather?
Should I avoid drinks containing aspartame?
Can isotonic drinks damage your teeth?
I drank plenty before my marathon. Why did I get cramp?
Hot-weather salt loss - how should I cope?
Okay - what's the secret to drinking in a race?
Why should I bother with energy drinks?
What's causing these headaches?
My glycaemic index diet isn't helping
Why have I got an ever-expanding waistline?
Can I lose weight on 2000kcal a day?
Am I too heavy for my height?
How can I burn off the alcohol I drink?
I'm very active, so why does my Body Mass Index show that I'm obese?
When is the best time to burn calories?
Will my weight make me more prone to injury?
How can I spread my weightloss?
Does a faster runner burn more calories?
Can a heart rate monitor help me lose weight?
When I run more I eat more. How can I lose weight?
I've lost 8st through running. Now I'd like to build up from 20 minutes a day.
How can I change my life? I'm 40 and a physical wreck
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