hours after the race and may linger for up to a week after the marathon. For the first 24 hours after the race, apply ice (wrapped in a cloth) frequently to any painful parts of your legs, keeping it on for about 12 minutes at a time. Elevate your feet
.Last year I had some physio on my right knee following a football injury. I was told that my hips are not fully straight and that my legs lean/bend inwards when I bend down.Is there anything that I can do to eliminate this discomfort and help with my knees
and after.Brett Garratt, 3:50First marathon... off to a flying start with 1:30 at 13 miles, feeling great and wondering what all the fuss was about. I hit the 22-mile mark at 2:45 then my legs where taken over by an alien from planet cramp! I ran
outside handle bar will force you to reach even further when you turn corners, pulling you out of the saddle and preventing dynamic pedalling."Make sure your saddle is also at the right height: when you're on the downward part of the pedal, your leg should
your legs move. Start off after the swim with a large round of calories as you will have been swimming for an hour and that takes a lot out of you.”Philip Graves, 21-year-old rising Ironman star and 2009 Ironman UK winner.6. Cold comfortWhile racing
between disciplines a little bit easier, we asked some professional triathletes for their tips on tackling every aspect of the race.Pre-race"I like to do a short run on the morning of my race. It helps to clear the mind, warm up the legs and offers a bit
in other elements of my right leg, notably knee and quad.
I regularly visit a sports masseuse and she recently suggested “the ligament(s) might not be sitting correctly” and that we should try some manipulation of the area.
I am keen to hear what you
, the mile and even track races. Racing over shorter distances should be a key component of your 10K development, because it teaches your legs to work faster and makes the 10K seem relatively controlled.Q: If I can be in great 5K shape or marathon shape
the pavement.Lawns and other grassy areas Because they're soft, you might think that golf courses or wild areas would be ideal places to run. They can be – but too much unevenness on these surfaces will force the muscles and tendons in your feet and legs
as their legs, so make sure that your menus are planned in advance plenty of carbohydrate-heavy foods, of course, but also plenty of fruit and plenty of fluid. It is just as important to make sure that it looks good and tastes good. If people cook in advance
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