Running technique and injury prevention

Running largely involves forwards and backwards movement of the arms and legs with the aim of creating forward motion. This forward movement requires a mechanical rotational ‘locking’ of the hip, knee and ankle joints to support your weight and then ‘unlocking’ to allow the leg to swing through. So as a basis to efficient, injury […]

5 things I wish I knew when I started running!

I returned to running again in my mid twenties, this time taking it far more seriously than in my younger years. I’ve now been running consistently for seven years and learnt a hell of a lot about running and myself through reading literature, asking lots of question to fellow runners and through personal experiences. I’ve […]

London Marathon race report

London Marathon Congratulations to all of you who took part in the London Marathon yesterday, well done. It was almost perfect conditions yesterday albeit a little warm, with many runners suffering in the heat. 36,000 runners took part, many running for charity. Wilson Kipsang of Kenya won the men’s elite race in a record course […]

Introducing our new resident physiotherapy expert

Resident physiotherapy expert I have the pleasure of introducing you to Jenny Manners MCSP principle physiotherapist and our new resident physiotherapy expert. Jenny is a chartered physiotherapist – qualified 14 years. Jenny also has a post grad certificate & diploma in Advancing Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. She is one of only 30 UK qualified JEMS certified physiotherapists (only one […]

Coniston 14m race

Coniston 14 mile race report Saturday 29th March Congratulations to Chris Day and his brother Will Day for completing the Annual Consiton 14 race in the Lake District. The Coniston 14 is probably the most beautiful road race in Britain. Each year it attracts some 1600 runners and has a reputation for being one of […]