The mere mention of cross country will take some of you back to your school days, being barked at by the PE teacher and told to run for what seemed like eternity round a bog in plimsolls. But I bring good news – as an adult and a runner the experience is entirely different. Up … Continue reading Cross country, trails and hill training
Hampered by injury? Here are my top tips on how to deal with injury and get back to running in a sustainable way. Get diagnosed by a professional – speak to your GP or physio if you are suffering with pain when running. You can’t begin to treat an injury unless you know what the … Continue reading Patience and Persistence pays off
The sharp, cramping, tugging pain in the side, known as stitch, is experienced by 70% of runners. It can deter beginners from continuing running and force more experienced runners to stop or considerably slow down during races. Marathon star and Olympian Meb Keflezighi says he has lost races to stitches. So what is stitch, why … Continue reading Stitch – what is it and how to prevent it?