Rehab

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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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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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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