Let me just start with one important fact… ALL TYPES OF RUNNERS GET INJURED It doesn’t matter how heavy or light you are. If you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro…injury is part and parcel of being an athlete, and illness, unfortunately, is just a part of everyday life as a human being…so…

I have been incredibly lucky over the past 10 years, having pretty much been an injury free runner…which may seem odd seeing as there is an assumption that running can’t possibly be good for you, especially if you are carrying extra weight. But its the truth. In fact I had a knee injury (from falling…

Marathon Running is a bit of a selfish sport really when you think about it, you train for months pounding the streets alone and expecting everyone else around you to support and take interest in what you are doing, often you ask people to donate their hard earned cash to help you reach your fundraising…

I know many of you are waiting for my blow by blow account of yesterdays Tough Mudder course, however I think I am still in a state of shock and my mind is unable to truly process what it went through during those 4 and a half hours (yes you read that right 270 gruelling…

I am so angry right now so apologies in advance for an almighty rant coming your way. I know I am a big girl right, and I know that being big sometimes (but not always) can come with health complications which can impact on NHS resources. However, I do not smoke, I do not drink (much,…

My name is Julie and it has been 10 days since my last run. I have a good excuse though as I have an undiagnosed dodgy right knee which is still giving me grief. However, in all honesty I haven’t done anything yet to identify the source of the problem, like go to my GP…

I am FAT and I RUN so it’s hardly surprising that I have knee pain right? Cos everyone knows that running seriously takes its toll on the knee joints particularly if you are overweight, have bad form or crap trainers. So considering my weight and the amount of running I have done over the past…

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