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26 tips running a marathon for the first time

If you’re reading this I’ll bet you are midway through a training plan and wondering what the big day will be like and ‘can I run a marathon?’ Fear not, if you’ve done the training you can absolutely do the day. If you’re here because you are thinking of running a marathon without training – […]

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Get started now – rope jumping for runners

Does rope jumping help with running? We think so yes! Rope jumping for runners is a full body workout that improves endurance and strength – both things you need for running. It helps breathing and cardio and balance. Great all round. Here is some more information about why we think it’s great to add to […]

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Kettlebell Training for Runners – discover it with The Injured Runner

Kettlebell Training for runners.  Athletes across the globe are discovering the benefits of kettlebell training. Kettlebell training was initially developed for use by elite Russian athletes can you believe- skyrocketing their performance at international competitions. However runners can now benefit from the dynamic training approach unique to kettlebell training. This dynamic training approach is being […]

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Lower Back Pain from running- The Injured Runner

Lower Back Pain from running: intro Back pain is probably the most common musculoskeletal condition afflicting humans. Estimates are as high as 50% of Americans are currently experiencing some back pain and 80% will experience it at some time in their lives. Lower back pain can range from a mild annoyance to disabling. You may […]

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Running core strength- get better with The Injured Runner

What is at the core? Running core strength Over the past ten years running core strength training has become the buzz word of the fitness world. But what exactly is your “core”? Your core consists of 29 pairs of muscles that synchronize to control the motion at your trunk. It is literally the foundation for […]

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Rope Jumping for Runners – jump now!

Rope jumping – intro Many of us haven’t touched a jump rope since school days but rope jumping for runners is a great cross training tool in our training programme. why is rope jumping a good addition for runners? Rope jumping can be an extremely effective supplement to your running program. With a little bit […]

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Injured Runner – 6 steps to eliminate side aches

Side ache facts: A side ache or side stitch is a pain in the abdominal region that is associated with exercise. Runners are ten times more likely to experience side aches than cyclists. Running, endurance horseback riding and swimming are the sports with the most reported side aches. Younger runners get side aches / stitches […]