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Running Performance: Get race ready with these top tips
Running Performance: Get race ready with these top tips 21 May 2018

Runners galore are gearing up for a weekend packed full of popular races, including the Vitality Westminster Mile on Saturday 27th May and the Vitality London 10,000 on Sunday 28th May. Running performance matters whether you’re a novice runner or [...]

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 [...]

Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries
Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries 8 May 2018

With the sunshine inspiring us all to get outdoors and get moving, summer injuries are prone to happen due to increased activity. We want to make sure your summer fun isn’t ruined by pain. That’s why we asked Capital Physio [...]

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 [...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help?
What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help? 22 Feb 2017

Heel pain can be an athlete’s dread. When a GP or a physiotherapist tells you that you have ‘Plantar fasciitis’ the connotations surrounding this can all seem negative. However, you will be pleased to hear that it is not all [...]

How to Warm Up for a Run (Especially in Winter)
How to Warm Up for a Run (Especially in Winter) 10 Dec 2016

Warming Up This is a term most people understand. If you look at exercise and running websites, there’s plenty of information on how to warm up for a run and the importance of it. So you might be thinking, why [...]

Top Tips for Beginner Runners
Top Tips for Beginner Runners 21 Oct 2015

Introduction: Running is a great way to loose weight, increase your aerobic fitness and generally tone your body. It is a high impact sport and with the constant pounding and repetitive nature of the sport, injuries like shin splints, patella [...]

Questions from Womens Running
Questions from Womens Running 9 Nov 2015

Introduction For a feature running in the December 2015 issue of Womens Running Magazine Kiri Norton, Sports Therapist, was asked a serious of questions about running. See her full interview below and don’t forget to check out the full feature in Womens [...]

Over Pronating and Running
Over Pronating and Running 7 Apr 2015

Many injuries can occur during marathon training. This is due to the repetitive movements and high volume of impact on the body. One main cause of injury during running is overpronation of the foot. This can be adapted to reduce [...]

Common Running Injuries
Common Running Injuries 3 Sep 2014

It’s been a summer of sport, kicking off with the world cup in Rio and rounding up with the Commonwealth Games hosted here in the UK. Events such as these are capital in inspiring people to take up new sporting [...]