15 Nov Worrying trend of cowboy coaches

A few days ago I got an email from a PR agency telling me about a London-based company of personal trainers who were offering advice toVirgin London Marathon entrants. What caught my attention, though, was the fact the prices included monthly membership “from £70″ and training...

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14 Nov ITB or not to ITB…that is the question

The Iliotibial Tract commences with insertional fibres of both Gluteus Maximus and Tensor Fascia Lata and inserts into Gerdy’s Tubercle on the lateral aspect of the tibia, passing over the lateral femoral condyle. To protect the Iliotibial Band from the lateral femoral condyle there is...

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14 Nov Ennis Wants To Break 7,000 Point Barrier

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis wants to become only the fourth woman ever to break the 7,000-point mark for the heptathlon. The Sheffield athlete set a new British record of 6,955 points as she won gold in London this summer, and now has her sights set on...

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14 Nov Medicine Ball Exercise for Runners

Due to the unrestricted, multiplanar motion of the medicine ball, it allows your body to move in a natural and functional way, closely reproducing many of the same montions as running. The trunk motions of flexion, extension and rotation, which the body needs to control...

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14 Nov The Importance Of Fish Oil In Your Diet

n this video, nutrition expert Dr. John Berardi explains the benefits of fish oil in an endurance athlete’s diet. Fish oil contains the most important omega-3 fatty acids, making it paramount to similar supplements. Learn why these fatty acids are important and how they can...

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13 Nov Should I Use Ice or Heat on an Injury?

In the face of an acute injury, like an ankle sprain, ice works to keep the swelling down, which allows the injured parts to stay physically close in the repair process. Once an injury occurs, the repair process follows in three phases. The first phase...

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13 Nov UKA Weekend Update

IAAF World Cross Meeting, Burgos, Spain, November 11 Jess Coulson (Mick Woods) had her best cross country race to date to finish third in the women's 7.8km event in 25:42, behind two top Africans, but ahead of leading Europeans Fionnuala Britton (Ire), the European Cross Country...

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