Injuries

Haytor Heller Race Report

21st July 2018 I have been suffering with a lower limb injury this month and at times I thought I would not be able to do this race which made me sad as this is one of my favourite races. The race is the Haytor Heller which takes place on a Saturday evening on Dartmoor…

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Time to be smart

In Sport section of The Daily Telegraph on Friday 18th May 2018 I read an article by their chief sports writer Oliver Brown in which he discusses the older Sportsman.  Such as Gianluigi Buffon who recently played his last football match for Juventus at the age of 40 and golfer Phil Mickelson who is still…

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The road back to running has changed to ………. January 2018

Technically I should start my first personal blog of 2018 by calling it ‘my running road’ rather than the ‘road back to running. I have been running with the club since November, I did 3 park runs in December, including one on Christmas Day so I should be referring to myself as a runner. January…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING-Festive December running 2017

Wow what a difference a year makes. December 2016 was me just running a mile and thinking that I would never be back but this December has been totally different. This month I went back to the club, I wanted to go back but not on this evening. I knew the rain was coming in,…

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The Road Back to Running-November 2017

This month I have still called this blog post, the road back to running. This is because I need to do a race and then I will feel like I am on the running road. November was a bit of a weird month as it was all over the place. The first half was amazing…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING-Am I back?-October 2017

Well maybe the title of my diary should change to The Running Road because I am running. On Sunday the 29th I completed my couch 2 5 km and it feels amazing. This last run was OK. I didn’t mind though because I had my best run of the 9 weeks, actually of the year…

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Do you like brightly coloured tape?

Having looked over the relatively easy topics such as foam rolling and ice baths, now comes the time for the slightly harder conversation but I am keeping it simple. This blog is all about the brightly coloured tape called Kinesiology Tape or K tape for short. K Tape (KT) started with elite athletes wearing it…

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Foam rollers:Do you love them or hate them?

Foam rollers have become the must have recovery tool over the last few years. IN fact they are so popular that you can often pick one up in the supermarket along with you fruit and veg. But the big question is do you use one regularly? Or did you buy one and use it for…

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