Sunday, April 18, 2021

Training

Footwear, breaking the myths!

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The footwear industry is a multibillion dollar market. On twitter I am seeing questions asked about ‘what shoes should I buy?’, ‘I have a...

Runners with the Runs

Runners with the runs Most of us will at some point have had that feeling when we’ve set off on a run and then suddenly...

Blood Pressure for Runners

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I check people’s blood pressure A LOT and my patients often look nervously at me and ask, “Is it alright?” Systolic, diastolic, hypotension, hypertension;...

Hyponatremia – An Idiots Guide and Experience!

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A Blog by Matt Upston Twitter: @MattUpston Lying on the floor by the baggage collection at the end of the Brighton Marathon 2015 trying to tell...

Blood Sugar for Runners

I had such great feedback on my last blog ‘Blood Pressure for Runners’ that I’ve decided to stick with the ‘medicine made easy’ theme...

So you want to run a marathon… by @chris_c_nz

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Well firstly, let me applaud you in making the most significant step – the decision. Sure, some people (those who generally haven’t/can’t/won’t run a...

Achilles Tendon

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A blog about Achilles tendons was suggested by an UKRunChat community member, so here goes. I did tell myself by trying to keep it...

Rest, Recovery, and Regeneration for Runners

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The Importance of Rest for Running Your Best Rest. Recovery. Regeneration. These are three very important but often overlooked words in a runner’s vocabulary. Most...

Train Hard & Outrun Winter germs.

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There’s been loads of chat about bugs and germs in the UKSportsChat community in the last few weeks. Disappointed runners having to miss their...

Not Tapering for Marathons

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Introduction As I write, we’ve just come to the end of a cluster of 2015 autumn marathons. I ran one too, and smashed thirty-seven minutes...
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