Beach Running – The Good & The Bad

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Not only does the beach offer a change in scenery, relaxation, and a potential source of motivation for training, it also offers a change in the surface that is lower in impact and ground reaction forces.

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Tips for Tennis Elbow

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If you suffer from tennis elbow here are some helpful tips for trying to aid recovery and prevent a recurrence.

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Hydration in Sport

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Hydration in sport is vital to replace the loss of fluid that our body perspires, which controls our body temperature as we utilize energy.

If we do not replace this fluid we overheat and dehydrate, which may lead to a decrease in performance and an increased risk of injury.

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5 Muscles To Stretch Before Your Run

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Stretches, something everyone does before a run or a workout. However, which muscles should we stretch?

How should we stretch it? How long should we hold each stretch for?

Based on recent studies, stretches do not actually reduce the risk in injuries with any exercise. However, it is still recommended as it helps with improving body awareness and provides that temporary relief for tight muscles.

Well, worry not as here are 5 different stretches to help tackle those tight muscles that are required for running.

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Knee Pain? You Don’t Have To Live With It!

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Most of us don’t realise how much we rely on our knees until something goes wrong with them. Usually simple tasks, like crouching down, walking down stairs and jumping can become unachievable when we are suffering from knee pain. But don’t panic!! Most types of knee pain can be resolved quickly, without the pain, cost and inconvenience of knee surgery.

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CALF STRENGTHENING – 5 GOOD REASONS WHY

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Calf strengthening is not only a common denominator in alot of lower limb rehabilitation programs, but also plays an important role in lower limb mechanics, as well as a key aspect of injury prevention for certain lower limb injuries.
There are five good reasons why calf strengthening is important.

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