Q I was disappointed to get cramp at the 15-mile mark during a recent marathon. In the 48 hours before the race, I consumed plenty of carbohydrates and drank approximately four to five litres of water. During the race I drank plenty of water
Q This may sound silly, but I have real problems drinking during races. Usually I grab a cup, spill most of the contents as Im picking it up, get one tiny slurp of water and then spill the rest down the front of my vest. Any tips to help me overcome my drinking problem?A Here ar...
as a preventative or to help recovery from a bout of cold or flu. Research has also shown that patients recovered three times faster when they took 150-300mg of elderberry extract four times a day, while nasturtium fights upper respiratory tract
Q I gave birth nine weeks ago, and before this I was running up to eight miles every day. I went for my first run the other day and felt dreadful. I want to run a 10K in a couple of months, before tackling a half-marathon in the autumn. I
Q No matter what the weather hot or cold, dry or wet my nose drips constantly as I run. As youd expect, its a serious nuisance. What could be causing this problem? Could it be something in my diet?A Youre not alone. Nasal discharge becomes a persistent problem for many r...
established. You should certainly be trying to include some speed sessions in your training, even if its only some 100m strides. It may also help to train with somebody faster every now and then, to keep you from falling into one slow pace. Running
and rotation of your foot. Do three sets of 1215 repetitions of each every day.In addition, you lose proprioception in a joint that has been injured and immobilised. This means the cells in the ankle that would normally tell your brain where the joint
running career? Before this diagnosis Id been running 20 miles a week, as well as swimming and circuit training.A This is an issue that were often asked for advice about. There is certainly quite a bit of conflicting advice regarding the type
home. Start out by alternating one minute of running with one minute of walking for 10 minutes in total. This will allow you to concentrate on your running without getting too tired or distracted. Leave a good 48 hours between that first run and your
Q I suffer from recurring lower back pain, which is a result of minor scoliosis and narrowing of the lumbo-sacral disc space. My GP says I should stop running, while my occupational health doctor says running wont do me any further harm. Who should I believe?A Scoliosis is the...
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