At the time of writing there have, thankfully, not been at any major injuries at Euro 2012. Football can be a dangerous sport but the main problem these days seems to be fatigue.
Whether you are pulling on your first pair of running shoes or just about to finish training for your tenth London Marathon, chances are that two or three days after your workout you may find yourself in some kind of pain or discomfort. This often debilitating muscle tenderness, sometimes referred to as ‘muscle fever’, is … Read more
About to train for a 10k? PhysioRoom.com’s running addict Toby Cryne talks training and baby steps. Alas, it has come to my attention in recent times that regular folk, that is everyone that seemingly exists outside of my circle of ‘running friends’, exist on a plain of normality whereby the word marathon, or dare I say ultra-marathon makes … Read more
Personal trainer and fitness blogger Alexis Fletcher is back once again with more quirky insights into the world of health and fitness. This week Alexis uses school ground tactics to assist in your weight loss! Hula Hoops or Skips? And no, I’m not talking about your favourite crisps! Long since forgotten as mere playground antics, the health … Read more
Here at Physioroom, we LOVE winter. We never miss a chance to get the adrenaline pumping either. That’s why every year, like 870,000 people in this country, we get really excited when the ski season opening approaches. Switching smart shoes for ski boots, the UK’s adrenaline junkies are heading to France (34%), Austria (28%) or … Read more
Last year the 23-year-old boxer from Suffolk just missed out on a medal at the AIBA Menֳ World Championships in October, due to aggravating a long-term shoulder injury he sustained in Europe. Now, as he gets back to training and sets his sights on London 2012, we catch up with him to see how heֳ recovering.
UK singing sensation Jessie J could be spotted this weekend at Glastonbury wearing an Aircast XP Walker during her highly praised performance.
As I recovered from my sprained ankle, I gradually reduced the wearing of an ankle support, until I wasnִ wearing it at all for speed sessions on the road and gentle training runs off road, but was not sufficiently confident to leave my ankle unsupported during longer or harder training sessions on the fells.
Although I celebrated my 60th birthday in 2010, I am still active and competitive, these days concentrating mainly on running and cycling. To mark my birthday, I completed three big challenges:
- Ran the Pendle Way, a local long-distance footpath (43 miles) in 9 hours;
- Completed the Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge (47 miles) in 14 hours;
- Cycled from Coniston to Interlaken (1,000 miles in 10 days) to take part in the Jungfrau Marathon, which I completed in 4hours 11 minutes.