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Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips
Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips 14 May 2018

It’s almost time for the Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon. We will probably soon see runners taking to the streets in vibrant East London to get their hands on a well-deserved medal. Whether you’re a beginner when it comes to pounding [...]

London Marathon Recovery Top Tips
London Marathon Recovery Top Tips 23 Apr 2018

Congratulations! If you’ve completed the London Marathon then you’ve done something truly impressive and should be really proud of yourself. The blood, sweat and tears of training followed by race day itself put great strain on your body, but we [...]

Understanding the relationship between sleep and muscle recovery
Understanding the relationship between sleep and muscle recovery 28 Jan 2017

How important is sleep? It is something most of us would agree we need more of, but how important do you think sleep is to your health? A healthy human adult will spend around one-third of their life sleeping, and [...]

What are the benefits of stretching?
What are the benefits of stretching? 7 Nov 2014

Introduction Although there is little proof that stretching reduces injury, there are many other benefits of performing stretches. From reducing muscle related discomfort in the workplace1 to increasing sports performance2 . Our therapist Kiri Norton looks into the benefits of stretching. What [...]

Ice Baths, do they work?
Ice Baths, do they work? 27 Jun 2014

A fast recovery from an injury is vital to the athlete and equally, a fast recovery from an intense training programme is just as important. For many years, Cryotherapy and cold water immersion (the use of ice and ice baths) [...]