Top Tips for New Runners

Top Tips for New Runners

So you’ve decided to try running? Welcome to the crazy world that will change your life.  I’m a super keen runner and have covered everything…

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Kielder Half Marathon

Kielder Half Marathon

Kielder Water is a large man-made reservoir in Northumberland in North East England. It is the largest artificial lake in the United Kingdom by capacity…

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Marks 1 Mile Challenge…….completed!!

Marks 1 Mile Challenge…….completed!!

For those who have been following my friend Mark’s story, yesterday was a big day for him.  It was the 1 mile event organised for…

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Marks Challenge

Marks Challenge

Last February Mark came to see me in my clinic.  He just lives a few doors down from me so I’d seen him around in…

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5 Top Tips for Running your first Half Marathon

5 Top Tips for Running your first Half Marathon

With only just over a week to go till the Robin Hood Half Marathon I thought I would pen down a few physio words of…

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Achilles Pain

Achilles Pain

The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body.  It connects the gastrocnemius, soleus and plantaris muscles to the calcaneus bone (the heel). …

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What exactly is ‘self myofascial release?’

What exactly is ‘self myofascial release?’

Most of us will be familiar with the torturous ‘foam roller’.  You may diligently punish yourself after a run with a session of self inflicted…

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What does Park Run mean to you???

What does Park Run mean to you???

The other day a friend of mine moved home and his final sign out from his local park run really touched me. He  This was…

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Exercising with a disability

Exercising with a disability

Exercise is good for us in so many ways.  Whether  you’re able bodied, disabled, suffer from mental health problems, have a chronic long term condition…

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