help you avoid and overcome injury.Subscribers can view the rest of the Alternative Therapy techniques in the full article. Not a magazine subscriber? Subscribe online now to make a significant saving on the newsstand price.
Q Every winter, my training and racing is interrupted by bouts of colds and flu. What can I do to prevent illness in the first place and, other than the medicines available from the chemist, is there anything that will help me recover quickly?A The best defence against colds and...
lost in the session.Alternatively, you could go online and use a good hydration calculator to give you a more accurate picture of your workout requirements.Henrietta Bailey Henrietta Bailey is a nutritionist who works as part of the Pure Sports Medicine
patterns.If pasta is not your meal of choice you can try one of these alternatives for your pre-race main meal:➽ Chicken with rice or potatoes and some peas➽ Chicken with quinoa - for those of you who favour a higher protein content➽ Baked potato with tuna
, to be inserted behind the knee on the inside and outside to complete our tripod. If you think of them as being like the guy ropes of a tent, a tightening of one group will stretch the other, and it is this alternate movement that enables the knee to function
claim, it’ll naturally speed healing and ease pain. Just like electrotherapy devices, some people swear by magnet therapy, others say it does nothing for them. (Check with your GP or physio before having a go.)Contact 01635 588888; www
was reduced to almost no exercise, and his recovery was slow and painful.One of the alternative therapies he used was acupuncture, and Harry today is a passionate advocate of the technique. "I still have acupuncture today. It's brilliant." Harry tells us
by alternating walking and running and only go as far as feels comfortable, then stop. That way you won't dread your next outing and knowing that you could push yourself harder will keep you motivated. Plan and monitor your progress An experiment by the Wayne
to experiment with alternatives. Weeks 4 - 5Vicky says: It's official - wish therapy heals poorly knees. After lots more physio, cross-training and even more patience, I asked my physio about the possibility of doing a parkrun race. She suggested I run-walk it
gentle massage of sore areas. I read something about vibration therapy helping too, so if you've got access to a PowerPlate ... Siance Join the thread No thanks... Tap Water Troubles I was out running today and it was really sunny, so I drank more
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