Pre-hab

TOP 10 Tips for RECOVERING after a run.

Runners plan their runs, the clothes, the route, the training aim, however it is also good to have some kind of plan for your recovery. If you do a few of these things after a run, you will get in to a routine of doing them and they should help you to recover better. Finish…

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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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JOURNAL JULY-A right pain in the heel

Welcome to week 3 of journal July and this week is it all about heel pain or Plantar Fasciitis (PF). This week the journal is by Michael Rathleff and colleagues who in 2015 conducted a study that looked at high load strength training in patients with PF with a 12 month follow up. I chose this journal…

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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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