Should You Stretch Before a Run?

Should You Stretch Before a Run?

Everyone seems to have the perfect pre-run routine – even though everyone you talk to will have a different approach, and will be happy to tell you why theirs is the best. Injured people tend to beat themselves up for not stretching enough and blame the lack of...
A New Twist on Ankle Pain

A New Twist on Ankle Pain

“Why do I keep getting pain even though I am no longer injured?” I hear this question often, and it can be a tricky concept to get your head around as there are so many elements to consider – with most seeming almost invisible. Let’s say that tissue healing has been...
Breathe

Breathe

If we jog our minds back to the previous post, human survival itself is based on being able to maintain a relatively stable internal homeostatic environment. Successful homeostasis is crucial to all living things and deep breathing is a tool we can use to help achieve...
Have You Jumped the Gun?

Have You Jumped the Gun?

The human body is an amazingly adaptable and responsive machine. The tissues in our body are in a constant state of change, responding to the forces and loads that we put it under. But if our bodies are such highly adaptive machines, then why do we find ourselves...