Marathons and Dinosaurs

In the evolutionary order of things, I often wonder how Marathon Runners came about?     A fight or flight reflex maybe, from a more dangerous time when to hang about might have resulted in becoming someone’s dinner? I’m doing sports therapy on a few runners just now (it’s that time of year) so these things occur […]

Leg Pain during Running or Marathon Training

As a Qualified Sports Therapist,  I have a regular following of runners and I’ve noticed that It takes a particular discipline to be a serious runner.  I always admire their determination. My function is maintenance – helping the runner to keep the training schedule going and helping them to overcome the various injuries and conditions […]

Marathon Running, Aches Pains and Problems

If you’re a runner you’ll probably be psyching yourself up several times a week at the moment, to get out there and press on with your training whatever the weather.  You’ll be aiming for various up-coming marathons or half marathons and you’ll be investing a huge amount of effort in that. Your schedule will be […]