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May 1, 2015 admin No comments exist

If you get injured, the acronym you use to remember the treatment regime is R.I.C.E.R. This stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, and Refer. They’re all pretty obvious, maybe except for refer – it means to see a doctor if it is serious, debilitating, or fails to resolve within a day or so. Anyway, ice…

April 5, 2015 admin No comments exist

When it comes to how much exercise we should do to stay healthy, 30 minutes a day is the mantra that has been drummed into us over the last few years. However, that may not be the case for those of us over 50, after the publication of a study conducted by Queensland University of…

April 1, 2015 admin No comments exist

This blog post was inspired by a meme, which I’ve added below, and also by the comments of a good friend who was subjected to loud derogatory comments by a young skinny athletic woman at a fun run. The post was written for us by a clinical psychologist and hopefully it will remind us to support…

February 28, 2015 admin No comments exist

Everything is going great; running is like breathing, training becomes the most freeing part of the day, miles fly under your feet rather than passing slowly, and then all of the sudden: ouch! Sometimes, the pain of being told not to run is greater than the actual pain of the injury. But this is the most dangerous…