Someone asked me recently why I don’t mention my running times on here or on Instagram posts... Or anywhere, actually. I’m not embarrassed of my times; it’s just that, for me, that’s not what running is all about. I have asthma, dodgy knees, scar tissue damage in my right calf; and get occassional pains around… Continue reading Running PBs and Objectives
Race preparation and BOUNTS
Only a few days to go until I participate in my next half marathon, the Brighton Vitality, on Sunday 28 Feb! I have my race outfit planned and a physio session booked in for the day before, to get one final stretch and then strapped up with K-tape. My fridge is full of pasta parcels… Continue reading Race preparation and BOUNTS
‘New Year, New Me!’
I mentioned in a previous post that, personally, I like New Year’s Resolutions. When is it ever a bad idea to have realistic and achievable goals and targets? I didn’t have a set resolution as such for 2016, but I did want to feel healthier, fitter and run more half marathons. I invested in a… Continue reading ‘New Year, New Me!’
You got me strapped up!
Olly Murs’s song ‘Wrapped Up’ is stuck in my head, with the lyrics changed to ‘Strapped Up’, as in: “You got me strapped up, around your le-eg!” I’m adorned in Kinesiology Tape again, although this time it’s blue, not my favourite pink. This stuff is amazing and stays on for ages, despite daily showers, and… Continue reading You got me strapped up!
Injured and strapped up!
Nooooooo! So I went for a 10K road run on Monday evening and a smaller run on Tuesday evening, and then last night (Wednesday) I attended a routine appointment at The Wells Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic in Tunbridge Wells, but left looking like this! I've been getting… Continue reading Injured and strapped up!
I've been attending sports physio appointments via the NHS since early 2014. I visit The Wells Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic in Tunbridge Wells on a monthly basis and see Will Burke who has experience with working on advanced sports injuries, and whose advice and tips are invaluable! He’s shown me many stretches and exercises which… Continue reading Physio (unsponsored)