Dealing with a running injury

How to cope with the annoyance of an injury

Injuries can be the bane of any athlete's life, but whilst most of us will face some type of injury over the course of any sporting or fitness endeavour, not all of us cope with them as well as we could. This quick post may help give you hope or at least some ideas towards beating your injury.
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 2 ITB Syndrome

What is the ITB? The Ilio-Tibial Band is a thick fibrous tissue (tendon) coming primarily from the Tensor Fascia Latae and Gluteus Medius muscles in...

Injury Prevention: The Importance of Sports Massage

A quick guide to why sports massage is so important in helping to treat and prevent sports injuries.

Tips to stay injury free this winter

Although a lot of us find it harder to get out in the colder months, there’s no reason why your training should suffer due...
Why do I get blisters under my big toe after running?

Why do I get blisters under my big toe?

Part 13 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.

Correcting Pronation with Exercise – Part 1 Glutes

Pronation of the foot, or more correctly overpronation, is often the cause of many runner's injuries. This article explains how you can use strengthening and stretching to reduce overpronation, reducing the need for heavily corrective running shoes.
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 1 Anterior Knee Pain

The first in our series of blog posts on injuries of the knee.

Injury Prevention: The Importance of Stretching

When you ask someone to list all the components of fitness, i.e. speed, strength, power etc. flexibility is usually the last one mentioned. It...
Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Part 2 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.
Stay Injury Free this summer

Summer Running: Tips to stay injury free this Summer

Once the sun comes out and the brief British summertime appears, there are more people making the most of it by running and exercising...