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Prevent and treat common running injuries

As any of you runners out there know, injuries are very easy to pick up and can easily put you back weeks, if not months, in your training. Here’s a lowdown of the most common injuries, how to prevent them … Continue reading

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Budget-busting workout solutions

As I write this I’m looking out onto a glorious Bristol basking in the sunshine. Summer is inching ever closer, bringing with it thoughts of holidays, bikinis and less forgiving outfits. If like many people in the current climate, your … Continue reading

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Sleep: a pain in the neck?

I have woken up this morning with a very sore neck and judging from statistics I’m not alone. According to a British Medical Journal study in 2008, musculoskeletal problems, including back and neck pain, accounted for 49% of absences from … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to train with a friend

1. You’re more likely to do it. If you’ve pre-arranged to meet someone, not wanting to let them down will put you off pulling out last minute. 2. It’ll make the time pass faster. If you have someone to chat … Continue reading

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I did it!

Well, I did it! 13.1 miles in the bag. I was struggling with various ailments in the weeks leading up to the run. As soon as I got up to the longer distances, my body began to protest and a … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy

Wow, I’d better apologise for the silence on this blog for the last few weeks. We have been busier than ever over the last 6 weeks. This is largely due to the Groupon promotion we’ve been running and also historically … Continue reading

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4.5 Miles to go and I’m there!

Ok, admission time. I’ve not posted my training diary for a few weeks. work has been so busy do to a recent promotion we’ve had go out. As a result, I’m now working weekends and as I need to be … Continue reading

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