Q My road race performances have remained at a similar standard during the past couple of years, and I feel that Im training pretty aimlessly. How can I change my training programme to get a good result this year?A I recommend you focus on one key race, and based on that, orga...
Q Ive been told by my GP that Im suffering from Policemans Heel, which he said is the same as plantar fasciitis. Ive had it for three months now, and despite trying painkillers and supports in my shoes it hasnt improved. Now Im having acupuncture is this a waste of time?...
in to family time at home. It helped to join a club to have the discipline/excuse of a regular night for training. Encourage your children in your enthusiasm for your sport and healthy approach to life. Your positive role model for them will be worth a great
ProfileNAME: Lee Healy and partner RachelSUCCESS: Introducing Rachel to runningHOW HE ACHIEVED IT: By doing it on her terms, when she was readyINITIAL ROUTINE: One-minute run/walkROUTINE NOW: Rachel and Lee run three miles, three times a weekTwo years ago, Rachel was well on her ...
that you warm up with gentle jogging (and cool down the same way afterwards). This will help get your muscles prepared for the work theyre about to do. Regular stretching particularly after a session will improve your flexibility, which should in turn
overloaded, and will become inflamed and tender. The best way to manage this on your own is to avoid running consistently on a camber and revert to your original type of terrain. As for treatment, ice and massage will help with the aching symptoms. Of course
Q My 10-year-old son has just been picked for his school running team and I have no idea how to help him train. Hes a very active, energetic boy and runs about a mile a week with the school. I realise that hes too young to undertake a
sugars. On labels, 10g of sugar per 100g is a lot, 2g of sugar per 100g is a little.To overcome sugar cravings try to: Start your day with hot water and lemon - for many this helps to lessen sweet tooth cravings Add a half-teaspoon of cinnamon to your
of calories you burn that determines how much weight you lose, but staying below the excessive carbohydrate-burning zone helps use more fat as immediate fuel. If you were to go for the burn, youd experience a build-up of lactic acid the result of very
Q After repeatedly suffering from injuries, I was prescribed some rigid orthoses. The good news is that none of my old injuries has returned, but the bad news is that I cant run more than 20 miles a week because of a tender heel. Its worse in the morning, but eases as I move a...
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