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How to prepare for marathon training, free video from The Physio Rooms

As I write this we’re now 44 days from Christmas. Now, this isn’t a warning to start your Christmas shopping but this year it turns out that a 16 week training programme for Brighton or Paris Marathon would start on Christmas day. London Marathon is 2 weeks later, so those of you training for that […]

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How to prepare for marathon training

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. This is a blog post I wrote some time back, however recent requests for marathon training tips and on how best to prepare to avoid any running injuries   made me think that this post can resurface! Let me know your thoughts (especially […]

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When to defer on a race

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. I have to admit I’m a little embarrassed writing this. Here I am, a Physio with his own website on managing and preventing running injuries about to defer on a marathon because I’m injured. The truth is though that sometimes […]

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Nutrition for Marathon Runners

Sports nutritionist Julia Mainstone has kindly agreed to do another guest blog for RunningPhysio following her popular article on nutrition and the immune system. Julia has a wealth of experience in providing nutritional advice to sports men and women and has her own excellent site. You can follow her on Twitter via @JuliaNutrition. Nutrition plays […]

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Marathon training – snow and sea spray

My first 3 weeks of marathon training were tough and not without a few trials and tribulations. A drop in mileage at week 4 helped a hip niggle settle and then…the snow came…. After 35 miles in week 3 dropping down to 28 in week 4 felt like a real luxury and it was a […]

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Marathon Training – Trials and Tribulations

On Christmas Eve just gone I did the first run of my training for Brighton Marathon 2013 and started my 16 week programme aiming for a sub 3:10 finish…3 weeks later I've finally found the time to update the site with my progress so far… That first run was a bit of a beast, the […]

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