04 Dec Calf strengthening for runners

Our recent posts on calf tears and calf pain when running have highlighted the importance of improving calf strength. Persistent calf pain can be caused by muscles fatiguing when running due to underlying weakness. So we’ve put together a short video of exercises to transform...

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03 Dec Bekele to defend Euro title under doping cloud

Belgium’s Atelaw Bekele is set to try to defend his European cross-country title in Budapest on December 9 despite awaiting a hearing on suspicion of a doping violation. The Ethiopian-born runner, a surprise winner in Slovenia 12 months ago, is reported to have missed three out-of-competition drugs tests....

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01 Dec Worldwide life bans key, says Gunnell

Sally Gunnell has warned tougher worldwide sanctions are needed to deter athletes from doping in future. Recent plans from the World Anti-Doping Agency detail a four-year minimum suspension for athletes found guilty of using drugs such as steroids to enhance their performance. Although Gunnell believes an increase...

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30 Nov Steph Twell targets Glasgow 2014 for comeback

AFTER two injury-ravaged years, Steph Twell is increasingly confident that she is now on the way back to reclaiming her best form. Having missed so much top-level competition, the 23-year-old hopes to qualify for the world and European championships next year. But the event she has...

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