thoroughly, especially between the toes." Always put on clean, dry socks afterwards. Athlete's foot should respond to an antifungal cream or powder within a couple of weeks. Blisters Blisters are layers of skin that separate and fill with fluid
You put a lot of effort into your training, nutrition and race-day goals - don't sabotage it by neglecting your toenails. "Most toenail problems are easily avoided," says podiatrist Trevor Prior (premierpodiatry.com). "It's better to spend a little time looking after the nails th...
-off time).BlistersWhile the medical and sports communities wrestle with the age-old question 'to pop it or not to pop it?', runners have a more pressing concern: what do you do when a blister appears in the middle of a run? Blisters form when the skin
Four years ago, Dutch duathlete Huub Mass was competing at world level in shorter events, but suffering diarrhoea and vomiting when attempting longer races. He approached sport and exercise nutritionist Asker Jeukendrup. "He was co...
tip where appropriate - see 'keywords' spreadsheet for reference, eg blisters, plantar fasciitis, toenails, achilles tendinitis--If you want real-life advice from runners who have found their own ways to overcome running aches and pains, where better
sunglasses) to help you reset your biological clock more quickly. Early morning walks are best for this. Do not overdo any exercise because at this stage you should be following a tapering programme as race-day approaches. BlistersIf you develop a blister
outdoors in the sun (without sunglasses) to help you reset your biological clock more quickly. Early morning walks are best for this. Do not overdo any exercise because at this stage you should be following a tapering programme as race-day approaches.Blisters
is slowing down your muscles to protect you from permanent damage. Cure The damage is done – just slow down.BLISTERS Ouch Your feet sting and burn. Science Friction between your foot and your shoe or sock rubs skin raw. Moisture makes it worse
temperature above 101°F could increase the risk of birth defects. So make sure youre staying cool enough, and if in doubt, take your temperature after a run. If its over 100°F, youre probably overdoing it. Also, skip that post-run soak in a hot bath.6. You
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