In March 2017 I attended a half day Running Workshop at the Drummond Clinic in Maidenhead. I can 100% recommend this place if you need physiotherapy – they have fixed me a couple of times and I have learnt so much here about injury-proofing my body. The clinic does free workshops for runners and triathletes regularly.  This one ran by Alex Drummond was a very hands-on workshop aimed at runners who were keen to perfect their running technique to be able to enjoy the benefits of running efficiently. Our small group spent a good couple of hours running together on…

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I have recently had the opportunity to meet Ken Buckley who is the British land speed record holder on a human-powered vehicle. This was at a workshop at the Drummond Physiotherapy Clinic in Maidenhead. If you are not much into cycling, chances are that you have never heard about Ken until now. Even though I love cycling, I have to admit, that was the case with me, too, however, I was curious to hear his story about how he could achieve such a remarkable feat, coming from a what you would call a ‘perfectly ordinary’ background. Most of us look at those…

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I am on month 3 during my recovery journey. It is actually difficult to say whether I am back to full health again or not, and if I am, how long this state is sustainable without relapsing. It is going to be a period of experimenting and careful testing to see how my foot copes with running and higher impact moves. I have started to very gradually re-introduce these elements into my workout routine this week. Walking is not an issue any more, I can even walk on consecutive days, well over an hour, on any surface. I was able…

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