injury hotspots that are the most frequently affected. Learning to read the signs and take the right action for rehab and prevention will keep your running in the green light.Illustrations: Jonathon Rosen
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
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
Matt Todman from Six Physio joined us for a webchat recently to answer your physio-related questions and offer advice on injury prevention.Matt qualified as a physio 20 years ago and has spent the past decade at the forefront of sports medicine. He
UAN:198 Article type:--Runners and injuries are frequent bedfellows. If you run long enough or often enough, you will almost inevitably run your way into a problem. Some, of course, are unavoidable, but a large majority are self inflicted
.Change is goodIf the injury is not severe enough to stop you running or cycling, now's the time to modify your training. By taking the following steps, there's a good chance your injury will improve within a week or two, so you can gradually start to increase
bravery, let your doctor perform the above operation! They may then prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection, and you can take paracetamol for pain.Can you run through it?Yes, to an extent, though pain will prevent you from overdoing it. If you don
It's a familiar story: you return to training after injury aiming to be faster and stronger than before. Then reality kicks in as your decreased fitness becomes apparent. You begin to wonder if you'll ever be able to repeat your pre-injury
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