therapist and biomechanist Irene Davis from the University of Delaware's Running Injury Clinic. "Your threshold could be at 10 miles a week, or 100, but once you exceed it, you get injured." Various studies have identified injury thresholds at 11, 25, and 40
did a 1-2 mile jog cool down, but then I was stuck in a car for hours due to a breakdown so my knees were flexed for ages).This is supposed to be my last big training week before the three week taper. I took Monday and Tuesday off. I felt fine
Discover the secrets of preventing injury and looking after your body during marathon training, with ASICS Target 26.2 physio Sarah Connors. We talked to expert physio Sarah to find out more about avoiding injury, telling the difference between a
can cut your risk of amber turning red by dropping mileage, reducing intensity or starting treatment. You can dodge red lights altogether with a proactive long-term injury prevention strategy, including strength training, stretching and regular foam
all lead to bursitis.Seeing a pattern? Yes, for these issues, the root is usually the same: too much, too soon. But if you’ve trained by the book and haven’t broken any injury-prevention rules, it would be worth seeing a podiatrist who’s clued up
teams for the London Triathlon since 2001. Ralph is a freelance coach, designing individual triathlon training programmes, providing one-to-one coaching and offering nutrition advice. His new DVD is Flexibility for Triathletes and Runners. Visit ralph-hydes.com.
Bent-Over RowRest your left knee and arm on a bench, bend your right elbow and lift a dumbbell straight up. Lower. Do 15 reps per arm.
- of the musculoskeletal system won't enable you to perform to your full running potential and, worse still, may see you stepping ever closer to injury.Check your competency "It's all about physical competence," says running coach and movement specialist Kelvin Giles
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