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JOURNAL JULY-Runners you need to know about the foot core.

For the month of July I thought that every week I would share a journal with you that I think you would find interesting. This month the journal is ‘The foot core system’ By O McKeon, Hertel, Bramble and Irene Davis. Published in 2015 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The aim of the…

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I am going on holiday but what about my rehabilitation?

Going on holiday when you are in the middle of a rehabilitation program can be scary as you feel like you are putting your recovery on hold. I certainly felt like this before my weekend break to Paris but you do not need to worry. So whilst I was in the city of romance I…

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Your brain can stop you exercising

Carrying on from last weeks blog post about how we can train the brain, I want to talk about new evidence that shows that mental fatigue causes exhaustion during high intensity exercise not muscle fatigue. Studies conducted by a leading exercise physiologist Samuele Marcora has challenged the long held belief that it was only muscle…

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6 big questions on stretching answered

I thought that I would review stretching and try to give a simple outline to a complicated issue. The problem is that they are various forms of stretching and each have pros and cons.  There are also so many questions surrounding stretching that it leaves us confused and we end up not stretching at all. …

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