Injury

  • How to avoid injury

    How to avoid injury

    17th September 2019

    To help you train safely, healthy food retailer Muscle Food has compiled a guide on six of the most common injuries and how to avoid them. It’s no doubt that, alongside a healthy diet, physical exercise is the key to a…

  • Injury prevention plan

    Injury prevention plan

    14th August 2019

    Running rehab specialist Matt Phillips reveals how to spot the signs of overtraining Whether you are a runner, cyclist or triathlete, overtraining can actually have an adverse effect on your wellbeing and increase the risk of injury. It’s great to…

  • How Can Massage Help Runners?

    How Can Massage Help Runners?

    21st June 2019

    Running rehab specialist Matt Phillips explains the benefits of sports massage for runners. Some runners swear by it, others say it’s a waste of money. The fact that most elite runners have regular massage suggests there must be something in…

  • Is It Even Worth Stretching After Your Run?

    Is It Even Worth Stretching After Your Run?

    1st May 2019

    We’re often told to stretch after a run to reduce the risk of soreness afterwards. But we may be doing ourselves more harm than good. Running Injury & Performance Specialist Matt Phillips explains. Most runners now realise that there is…

  • Shin Splints: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Shin Splints: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    25th April 2019

    If you’re new to running, or you’ve been running on hard, uneven or sloping surfaces such as a road with a definite camber, then one day you may just find yourself suffering pain between your knee and ankle on one…

  • Lower Back Ache From Cycling

    Lower Back Ache From Cycling

    9th April 2019

    Physiotherapist, Tobias Bremer answers reader’s questions including this one on diagnosing lower back ache among cyclists. Q. My lower back aches after cycling. Why, and what can I do about it? Paul Hyde, by email A. Obviously the first port of call…

  • Healing Joints

    Healing Joints

    22nd January 2019

    The great news is that keeping going – training wise – into our middle and older years has so many physiological and mental benefits. Between the ages of 30 and 60, actual physical decline can be minimised. However, our bodies do become subject to more wear and…

  • Recover The Right Way

    Recover The Right Way

    23rd November 2018

    Don’t underestimate the importance of recovery if you want to get the best from your training Without that R&R you could easily open the door to a host of issues you don’t want, such as a plateau, loss of muscle…

  • How Can Pilates Improve Your Cycling?

    How Can Pilates Improve Your Cycling?

    7th November 2018

    Pilates expert Paola Langella of Shapes Studio and Core Collective explains Paola believes that Pilates is a miracle for the body and the mind. The practice can exercise every muscle in the body and will help build core strength as…

  • Biokinetics: The Next Big Thing In Sports Therapy

    Biokinetics: The Next Big Thing In Sports Therapy

    24th June 2018

    A new trend in sports therapy is sweeping the nation! Biokinetics began as a huge helping hand with South African rugby teams and is now available for the first time ever in the UK. Kate Hayes from the prestigious Ultra…