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Seasoned runners will be fully aware of the sheer amount of annoying injuries which can be sustained throughout the course of the year. These aches and pains can be incredibly frustrating and disheartening, particularly if you're mid-way through a training period. Calf injuries are all too frequent amongst the...
Iliotibial band syndrome (also known as ITBS) is the most common injury that can affect the lateral portion of the knee in runners. Research shows that it affects anywhere from five to fourteen percent of all runners. If you’re a runner who’s struggling with ITBS, you’re not alone. There’s more...
If you love running, then you’ll probably care about your health. Thus, it’s no secret that as we get older, we start to experience problems that are new to us. This can have a knock-on effect on everything from sports and leisure to (of course) healthcare. It’s imperative to...
When you think about lower extremity injuries which can affect runners, conditions like Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis often come to mind. Smaller ailments like hammer toes, bunions, and overlapping toes might also affect a routine running schedule. But what about broken toes? Are they really that serious and...
Six Key Core Exercises for Runners - No Gym Required 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved So everyone knows that a strong core is key. But for the time strapped runner, what are the most choice exercises on which to concentrate? We have chosen 6 key core exercises that are 1)...
If you’re someone who loves to run, it’s easy to convince yourself that running, alone, is sufficient for meeting your fitness goals and maintaining a high level of health. While running can be very beneficial for the body, especially for improving cardiovascular health, it’s not the only form of exercise...
Being injured or carrying a bit of pain without any clear path forward can feel incredibly isolating, especially when it’s experienced amidst genuine physical isolation. I’m sure there are people out there pushing themselves pretty hard, but I’m using this as a time to work on some weaknesses that have had me running with my foot slightly on the clutch, rather than full throttle. I’ve often found that running is the easy part, with strength work the first thing to be let go when I’m tired, but now I see this as my chance to get back on top of things.  My physio [Brad Beer] is based on the Gold Coast (about 1,100km away) but the online consults and app with all my exercises have given me some much-needed structure and accountability.
The 5 Best Glute & Hip Exercises for Runners Note: This article has been sourced from the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Volume 43, number 2. This journal article has been summarised. Additions (videos) and simplifications have been undertaken to assist with viewer education and ease of understanding. Strengthening...
We probably know we should be foam rolling, but more often than not it’s the first to go from our training routine as we get busy. So let’s talk about what exactly it means to “roll out,” how to do it, and why it needs to remain a permanent...
Written by Anna Kelly - 3 x Australian Representative and Private Practice Physiotherapist - Article -Originally posted on https://physiorunner.wordpress.com/ and reposted on RT with permission from the author.  A close friend recently said to me “you’re a runner, you need structure!” Had he said this to me 12 months ago...