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Gluteal Tendinopathy: New study is a LEAP forward!

Gluteal tendinopathy is a common and frequently disabling condition. Research suggest it affects 1 in 4 women over 50 and has similar effects on quality if life as severe hip arthritis. Current management of tendinopathy centres around education and progressive loading exercises but there have been no high quality studies of this approach in gluteal […]

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Course News – last few places for Dublin and Reading!

I’ve been blown away by how popular Running Repairs has been already in 2018. Our first course of the year sold out with a big enough waiting list to fill an entire second course! Our Surrey, Hampshire  and Cardiff courses also sold out quickly and I’ve had lots of messages asking when the online version […]

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What to eat to maximise your strength training – by Fran Taylor

When we’re working with someone to help improve their strength for rehab or performance we want to make sure we have all the building blocks in place for them to get the most from their workouts. Recently we’ve highlight how important sleep and recovery are and today Nutritionist Fran Taylor joins us again to discuss how nutrition […]

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Recovery and injury case study – Scott’s sacrum

Throughout this recovery series we’ve talked about the importance of balancing training load with adequate recovery to optimise performance and reduce risk of injury. Today we’ll look a case study of what can happen if you’re ‘under-recovered’ from top runner Scott Newton. Now Scott isn’t just an athlete he’s also an excellent physio with a […]

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Sleep your way to better recovery

I love sleep. Few things make you feel better and more refreshed than a good night’s rest. It should be common sense then that sleep forms the bedrock for our recovery and is arguably the most effective recovery strategy we have. It’s perhaps a little surprising then that many athletes aren’t getting enough, as recent […]

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New video on training, recovery, fatigue and fitness

It’s not always easy to illustrate to runners the importance of balancing their training with adequate recovery so we’ve put together a brief video using a Training Graphics Equaliser to talk about achieving this balance. For more on this topic check out our recovery series or join us on Running Repairs in Cardiff for a weekend […]

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