Injury prevention and recovery

  • Run 3D Running Gait Technology Helps Athletes Avoid Injuries

    Run 3D Running Gait Technology Helps Athletes Avoid Injuries

    27th September 2017

    As part of Innovate UK’s success stories, we’re shinning a light on Run 3D. Originally a spin-out company from the University of Oxford, the biomechanical engineering business are building a franchise network of sports clinics aimed at preventing running injuries.…

  • Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    17th September 2017

    If you’re returning to running after an injury, make sure you learn from it so you can avoid it happening again. Every injury has the potential to teach us something about our bodies and our training. And every injury can…

  • Doing The Sums

    Doing The Sums

    14th September 2017

    In the quest to become better, should we more modest runners calculate the benefits from marginal gains? Running provides many people with escapism, while to others it’s the joy of the competition. We all want to be good at it.…

  • Our Guide To Hot Yoga

    Our Guide To Hot Yoga

    25th August 2017

    Whether you are injured, have lost your mojo or just fancy some cross-training, increase the temperature and take a proactive approach to recovery with hot yoga, says Running Magazine's deputy editor Evie Serventi

  • A Quick Guide To Post-Marathon Recovery

    A Quick Guide To Post-Marathon Recovery

    15th August 2017

    Written by Kathy Scorer, Senior Physiotherapist, Nuffield Health The end is in sight. The Autumn marathon season is nearly upon us and many of us will be in the final weeks of training after months of blood, sweat and tears.…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Nordic Hamstring Curls

    Exercise Of The Month: Nordic Hamstring Curls

    21st July 2017

    Target Muscle/s: Hamstrings Sets & Reps: 5-10 reps Tempo: Eccentric: slow, controlled lengthening of muscle Frequency: Twice a week strength training program (or as advised if part of rehab plan) Rationale Hamstring strains are notorious in all sports, but the…

  • Expert Advice: Sunburn

    Expert Advice: Sunburn

    17th July 2017

    The British Skin Foundation has sun safety tips available to the public on this page and our primary advice is to follow these to avoid sunburn in the first place. However, we realise that sometimes accidents can happen. So with this in mind, Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson, Dr Anjali Mahto gives some simple advice on how to reduce pain from sunburn and limit further damage. 

  • High-Intensity Interval Training Without The Intense Injuries

    High-Intensity Interval Training Without The Intense Injuries

    8th July 2017

    Sports injury specialist warns of the common injuries sustained through HIIT workouts and advises on how to prevent them. High intensity exercising has continued to grow in popularity in recent years due to its fat-burning, muscle-building effects. But whilst this…