Blog

Chain reaction

January 7, 2017
2 cautionary tales...

Read More »

Resolute in the New Year

December 31, 2016
Eat, drink, run. How to succeed at New Year's resolutions.

Read More »

Winter warmer

October 15, 2016
Spoiler alert: friendly, helpful, smiling massage therapist wants to inflict pain on you.

Read More »

Overcoming plantar fascia injury

September 17, 2016
Physcian heal thyself... if only it was that simple.

Read More »

Strictly - 6 benefits of dance

September 3, 2016
BBC's Strictly Come Dancing launches this weekend - take up the challenge and reap the benefits

Read More »

6 tips for restarting exercise

August 27, 2016
Back at it after a summer break from exercise? Make sure you follow these 6 top tips

Read More »

For the love of running

August 20, 2016
The tyranny of goals

Read More »

Pain at the top edge of your shoulder?

August 6, 2016
Does the top of your shoulder hurt when you're doing lat raises at the gym,  on the back-swing when you're playing golf, or just when you raise your arm to wave 'goodbye'? That'll most likely be a suprapinatus impingement...

Read More »

Compression socks, performance and recovery

July 2, 2016
Compression socks - fad or fact?

Read More »

Run around the garden

June 25, 2016
Fancy a traffic free-race on a flat course? If you're thinking of doing your first 5km race, or are a regular racer wanting a PB then the new Race Around the Garden is for you.

Read More »

All swell (all's well?) - the inflammatory process

May 28, 2016
Is it always the right thing to ice, elevate and compress a damaged ligament, tendon or muscle?

Read More »

2 new local parkruns

May 14, 2016
Stevenage Borough Council have got it right, North Herts District Council have it woefully wrong. Read more as parkrun comes to Stevenage and Hatfield

Read More »

Knee pain

April 30, 2016
Knee pain - figure out what's going on with your knee pain.

Read More »

Running & headphones

April 16, 2016
From 1st April, UK Athletics has banned the use of headphones in a lot of road races. About time too...

Read More »

Overuse syndrome - muscle microtrauma

April 9, 2016
bleeding, swelling and scar tissue: these are the results of overuse

Read More »

Local races 2016

April 3, 2016
Looking for a challenge? Here's a roundup of local running races coming up this year.

Read More »

Plantar fasciitis

February 13, 2016
Plantar fasciitis affects 1 in 10 of us at some point. Find out more in the latest blog.

Read More »

Candy Crush thumb

December 5, 2015
Heard the one about Candy Crush thumb? - it carries a health warning about a man who ruptured his thumb tendon playing on his phone.

Read More »

Shin splints (MTSS)

November 21, 2015
Though "shin splints" aren't exclusive to runners, if you pound the roads, you're more likely than many to succumb.

Read More »

Stevenage Half Marathon 2015

October 31, 2015
Sunday 1st November 2015 is this year's annual Stevenage Half Marathon: read about it here.

Read More »

Janet's story - arm pain

October 24, 2015
"My arm hurts here at the side, and down here when I open doors, oh and I seem to have lost power when I bend my elbow." Read Janet's story...

Read More »

Ride faster, ride longer, stay injury-free

September 12, 2015
Learn how to improve the performance of the "engine" to your bike - you - in order to ride faster, ride longer and stay injury free

Read More »

When back ache isn't back ache

May 16, 2015
The body is an amazing system - if one muscle gets injured then others will step in to help. It's a great way of working, except when those helping muscles themselves become overused.

Read More »

Whiplash

April 25, 2015
Whiplash is a neck injury that can take as long as 6 months to get better on its own. Find out how you can improve your chances of getting better sooner.

Read More »

Ice

April 11, 2015
Find out why you should apply ice to muscle tendon and ligament injuries .

Read More »