Marathon season is just around the corner. The trainers are coming out, the laces are being tied and runners are heading out, clocking the miles they need to prepare themselves for that long 26 mile run in a few months time.
So if you’re one of these marathon runners in training, let’s take a look at the best ways to train, stay healthy and prevent injuries while you’re preparing for the marathon.
There are all sorts of hazards that marathon runners open themselves up for in training, but do it right and you’ll not only cross the finish line injury free, you might also get the time you were hoping for.
Running has exploded over the past couple of years. More and more of us are getting out and about, heading to the gym, going for runs and leading more active lifestyles in general.
But are we harming ourselves in the process? Is your pair of running shoes increasing your chance of injury?
Let’s take a look at what you should be looking for in a pair of running shoes.
Unfortunately, back pain is a fact of life, and it’s something that most of us will have to deal with at some point in our lives.
So let’s take a look at some of the biggest culprits - those things most likely to lead to back pain and injury.
The thumb’s mobility, strength and wide range of motion make it an important feature in the development of the human body.
Not all sports-related injuries can be prevented, but there are ways to lessen your chances of suffering an injury or developing chronic problems in the future.
Don’t let the world’s weight rest on your shoulders!
The increasing numbers of Briton's getting fit unfortunately means injuries can occur. Our shoulders are always at risk when working out. Mr Brian Cohen, our upper limb specialist, takes us through seven of his shoulder saving techniques when working out at the gym.
A recent study that has prompted wide media coverage suggests that 40% of back pain sufferers could be treated with antibiotics. Here are TLOC's initial thoughts.