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Running – pure and simple

I have some niggles that are niggling enough to force me to take my own advice and cross-train instead of run, for now. So I thought I’d go out on my road bike, on a 20-mile loop . Ten minutes later, having finally … Continue reading

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Marathon wisdom

I just spent the weekend at the London Marathon Meet the Experts event, which is laid on for the thousands of charity runners raising funds from their marathon effort. Alongside David Bedford and Liz Yelling, I gave runners advice on … Continue reading

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Back in the race

I crossed my first finish line in over three months on Friday – placing first female vet in the Rye Summer Series 5km. It was a long way off my PB, but this was one race that was all about … Continue reading

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Hip moves

If you are being sidelined by knee pain, try some butt-firming moves! A recent study from Indiana University highlights a link between weak hips (particularly the gluteus medius, a stabilising muscle in the pelvic area) and the condition commonly known … Continue reading

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The rehab challenge

The worst thing about rehab is that it’s hard work. Yes, running can be hard work, too – but at least at the end of it you get that great feeling of accomplishment. Not so from mobilising your foot or … Continue reading

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