- part of a series in our 2009 Flora London Marathon build-up. On Friday April 17, we'll be welcoming Olympic athlete - and Lucozade Sport Super Six mentor - Liz Yelling into the forums between 1pm and 2pm to answer your last-minute race-week questions
on this and any specific metrics that may help. For example, if I currently do my long bike at an average HR of 130 and speed of 15.5 mph should I alter this on race daymuffin topDuring training for the Ironman and during the event you should always feel you can
Q I often suffer from stomach pains when running. Ive tried antacid tablets, but without success. The pain sometimes eases when I bend over. I think that Im eating correctly and not too soon before running. What do you suggest I do to solve the problem? A When you have food i...
Q Ive been suffering from a very sore Achilles tendon and hamstring problems in my left leg for nearly a year. I can still run on it, but at the end of the day I cant wait to jump in a warm bath because of the pain. Oddly, it gets worse if I stand on hard floors for long period...
Q Id only been running for a few months when I noticed a twinge down the outside of my left ankle, which was accompanied by some swelling. After a two-week rest I started to run again, but within three days the ankle was again very painful. An X-ray revealed a stress fracture. ...
Q I started running purely to increase my stamina for football, but soon came to love that flushed-out feeling after a hard run and a shower. So it was a massive blow when I broke my ankle and damaged ligaments during a match. Im now faced with weeks in plaster before I can d...
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
Q Im a flat-footed overpronator, and for a long time I suffered from a painful and stiff right heel. I had an operation called a heel trim and the problem cleared up. But now I seem to have the same problem in my left heel. My local hospital no longer carries out heel trims, an...
Q I used to train on grass and gravel, but since Ive started running on the edge of the road Ive noticed that the knee closest to the road as I run becomes sore. I can run through it, but afterwards Im left with a dull ache in the knee, which becomes really painful when I und...
Q Its strange, but my right knee swells up, particularly on the lateral side, every 13 days. It lasts for three days before returning to normal. When swollen, the knee is tight and uncomfortable, but not painful. Whats going on
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