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Runners Guide Cpourse

NEW 2023 COURSE DATES: 'Gait Analysis For Runners: A Modern Approach'

Interested in offering Gait Analysis to your running clients but not quite sure where to start? Already providing gait analysis but want to deliver better results?

The Gait Analysis For Runners: A Modern Approach course runs over three days, two online (live) and one in person, and we now have NEW DATES for 2023!

For more infomation including course content & tickets, click below!

Runners Guide Cpourse

Want to be a stronger, faster, injury free runner?

One of the most frustrating things for runners is the amount of contradicting advice out there. Sadly, when it comes to running performance & injury prevention, a lot of that advice is based on myth & misconception.

The Runners Guide Course is designed to put YOU back in control! The 15 video lessons will help runners of all levels understand evidence based ways to minimise injury & maximise performance.

On completion, you will have the foundational tools to reduce risk of injury & become a stronger, faster runner

YouTube Video Linbrary

Check out our Runners Rehab Videos on YouTube!

Calf injury? Hamstring strain? Painful hip flexor?

Check out our YouTube channel where we have put together a library of clear, simple videos illustrating effective exercises & drills that can be used as part of either a rehabilitation or srength training program.*

*These exercises do not replace medical advice. As always, seek professional guidance before attempting any new exercise.

Hill Sprints for Novice Runners

Hill Sprints for Novice Runners

For those relatively new to regular running, the notion of introducing maximal effort hill sprints is often met with concern over the possibility of over-training and encouraging injury. And yet, including one or two weekly hill sprint sessions into your training may well be safer than just knocking out long distances on flat ground.

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Natural Equals Good – Logical Fallacy

Natural Equals Good – Logical Fallacy

A logical fallacy is something used in discussion / argument / marketing that sounds supportive but is actually based on a misassumption. For example, assuming something /someone must be good because it’s been around for many years is called an ‘appeal to antiquity’. They are worth recognising as soft tissue discussions are full of them.

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How Can Massage Help Runners?

How Can Massage Help Runners?

Some runners swear by it, others say it’s a waste of money. The fact that most elite runners have regular massage suggests there must be something in it, but how valuable a tool is it for recreational runners? Is there any evidence it reduces injury or increases performance? Let’s take a look…

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How to Breathe when Running

How to Breathe when Running

The question of ‘how to breathe when running’ is one that many runners find themselves pondering, especially those new to running or starting to experiment with more intense sessions like sprint or hill intervals. Should we breathe through the mouth or nose? Is there a particular rhythm or technique we should be using?

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Plantar Fasciitis: What Can I Do?

Plantar Fasciitis: What Can I Do?

“I’ve started getting a dull achy pain in the sole of my foot and back towards my heel. It doesn’t hurt all the time but bothers me when I run and walk sometimes. I know that I have a tight calf in that leg and have to wear high heels for work. What should I do?”

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ITB Syndrome: How To Recover?

ITB Syndrome: How To Recover?

“I’ve been told I’ve got ITB syndrome and have had to pull out of the marathon I was training for. I’ve only been running since last November and I only got my longest run to around 12 miles and then the outside of my knee got very painful and I couldn’t run anymore. It’s really hilly where I live and I wondered if that might have something to do with it?”

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The Endurance Diet: Matt Fitzgerald

The Endurance Diet: Matt Fitzgerald

What can we learn from the diets of Elite Athletes? On the podcast recently we were thrilled to be joined by Matt Fitzgerald, hugely respected endurance runner, sports journalist & best selling author. His book ‘The Endurance Diet’ is a fantastic resource for anyone looking for tips on how to organise your diet to suit your activity.

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Nutrition: Mind Over Matter?

Nutrition: Mind Over Matter?

How much of diet modification is down to mind over matter? Understanding the challenges & principles of behaviour change is something Dr Gary Mendoza specialises in, as a lecturer in Nutrition for Sport & Exercise at Bath Spa and Cardiff Metropolitan Universities. We were fortunate enough to have him on the Runchatlive podcast and Sports Therapy Association podcast!

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Sleep Quality For Runners

Sleep Quality For Runners

Eat, Sleep, Run, Repeat – The mantra of many a runner, but how many of us are actually doing the ‘sleep’ part well? How many of us realise the true significance of sleep quality & sleep quantity in order to not only optimise our running goals but also to secure a healthy, long life?

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Sleep Awareness Month: STA Podcast

Sleep Awareness Month: STA Podcast

April on the Sports Therapy Association Podcast is ‘SLEEP AWARENESS MONTH’. Join us on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 8pm (GMT+1) for LIVE video interviews with internationally acclaimed experts from the world of Sleep Research.

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