Running a Marathon? Top 10 Tips

London Marathon 2017

Download our PDF of London Marathon 2017 It seems like yesterday London runners tied their laces to compete in the 2016 London Marathon. So, before this year’s London Marathon, we thought it might be helpful to (i) explain some of the common problems experienced by runners, (ii) characterise a ‘niggle’ versus a possible ‘injury’, (iii) […]

Dynamic Stretching

What is dynamic stretching and why do it?

   Download our PDF of Dynamic Stretching Exercises Dynamic stretches are a great way to help you warm up for exercise, improve flexibility and performance. Dynamic stretches are active movements of muscle that provide a stretch but are not sustained in the end position. The opposite of this is static stretching (see our article on […]

Running a Marathon? Top 10 Tips

Running a Marathon? Top 10 Tips

   Download ‘Running a Marathon? Top 10 Tips’ pdf. Here are my Top 10 tips for the build up to the marathon, and for the big day itself. 1. Change Terrain Run some of your miles on softer surfaces (grass, trail, track, etc) to cushion your joints. 2. Stretch Incorporate dynamic stretching into your warm up […]