Injury prevention and recovery

  • Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    26th April 2018

    A recent survey of 2000 people showed that 10% of people injured themselves running and was the leading cause of injury among women. With a reported 2 million people running on a regular basis in the UK, it’s no surprise…

  • The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    15th March 2018

    Lower back pain, which often results from weak deep core muscles, isn’t uncommon in runners. Here’s what you can do to address the source of your pain and get back to pounding the pavement. Running is one of the world’s…

  • Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    17th January 2018

    Written by Ruth Pickvance To enjoy your running you need to sustain a resilient, flexible and fit body. Overtraining, over-racing and a resistance to making changes, we often run ourselves to injury. Our training day on the 25th March is…

  • Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    22nd November 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…

  • Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    1st November 2017

    TRAIL RUNNING at night could help protect you from long term injuries… as long as you can get through the first few weeks unscathed.  That’s according to leading UK osteopath Stephen Makinde, who says that when your body has reduced…

  • 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.…

  • 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