Injury prevention and recovery

  • Exercise Of The Month: Seated Calf Raise

    Exercise Of The Month: Seated Calf Raise

    3rd February 2017

    Target Muscle/s: Soleus (lower calf) Sets & Reps: 12 repetitions (each leg) Tempo: Lift for 1 (second), hold for 2, lower for 3 Frequency: Twice a week strength training program Rationale Whether for performance gains or as part of Achilles…

  • Choosing Running Shoes

    Choosing Running Shoes

    26th January 2017

    How do you choose the running shoes you buy? Do you get advice from a professional? What criteria do they use to select the ‘best’ shoe for you? Although the tide is slowly changing, there are still a lot of…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    23rd December 2016

    Matt Phillips is a Running Injury Specialist & Video Gait Analyst at StrideUK & Studio57clinic in Sussex. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @sportinjurymatt TARGET MUSCLES: Rectus femoris (lengthen) and Gluteus medius (strengthen) SETS & REPS: 12 repetitions (each leg) TEMPO: Slow and…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Glute Crab Walk

    Exercise Of The Month: Glute Crab Walk

    11th November 2016

    Matt Phillips is a Running Injury Specialist & Video Gait Analyst at StrideUK & Studio57clinic in Sussex. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @sportinjurymatt TARGET MUSCLES: Gluteus medius and maximus SETS & REPS: 8 side steps (out & back) x…

  • Ask the expert: Cure for cramp?

    Ask the expert: Cure for cramp?

    22nd September 2016

    Muscle cramp can cause serious problems for runners, from slowing us down to preventing us running at all! Our expert gives his advice on dealing with this frustrating problem