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Three Tips for Beginner Runners to Keep Your Running Injury-Free in 2021.


With social distancing remaining an important aspect of keeping ourselves and our communities safe during this start of 2021, exercise and time outside remain one of the key pieces of survival of this pandemic period. There may be no better time to take up running, undoubtedly one of the best social distancing sports there is!

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injury prevention, physio, running

Minimizing Risk of Running Injuries Blog Series #3: Extrinsic Factors.


The third cause of running injury is environmental(extrinsic) factors. These factors can include: Surfaces you train on (trails, sand, road, track), Running shoes Weather And many more… We may not always have influence over this third category because it is related to the environment.  Footwear is one factor that we do have control and choice

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injury prevention, physio, running

Minimizing Risk of Running Injuries #1: Training Errors.


The main cause of running injuries is: Training errors (inadequate load management). The human body is incredibly good at adapting to load! However, you have to make sure to progressively increase the capacity to sustain higher load. Indeed, if the load exceeds the body’s capacity to sustain that load, the likely result will be pain

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