the reason for your running regime, one thing's for sure – running can be as good for the mind as it is for the body. "Running is one of the most effective treatments for stress, and in many cases has been proven to be as – if not more – effective than
it become necessary). "That's good in the short term as a defence mechanism," says neuroscientist Dr Bruce McEwen, of New York's Rockefeller University. "But chronic stress remodels the brain." Brain cells bombarded with stress shrink and become cut off from
UAN:230 Article type:--Because stress fractures of the calcaneus (heel bone) and tibia and fibula (lower-leg bones) share similar symptoms, investigations and treatments, we’re grouping them together here.Symptoms As with all stress fractures, you
!The specific aspect of health that the survey was designed to study was Symptoms of Stress. Research indicates that if people are more physically active, they are generally less stressed. There were 20 key questions in the survey, covering known emotional
-ray revealed a stress fracture. After six weeks of rest (I wasnt immobilised in plaster during this time) I was told that the bone had repaired itself and would now be stronger than ever. Obviously, I am delighted to be able to run once more, but how can I
--Strengthening your lower back and abdominal muscles should help ease any pain you experience while running. To minimise stress on the lower back, use an upright posture (ie no slouching) while sitting, standing, walking, and running. You can also
John Buzzard was a seriously stressed man. His work involved long hours and punishing travel. He was married with three small, hyperactive children, who all demanded a lot from him when he was at home.Living in a busy London suburb, he was always
Whether you're shopping for a gadget freak, a nervous newbie or even just for yourself this Christmas, we've delved into Santa's sleigh to unearth the most stylish, clever and quirky running kit around.
Once forced to choose between sunflower oil and lard, we now have seemingly endless options in the cooking fats section of the supermarket. "And just as runners experiment with different sports nutrition products, we can experiment with oils to optimise health," says sports dieti...
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