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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This is one of the most frequently asked questions runners ask. To be honest, this is not surprising – the statistics speak for themselves:- According to Newton Running, between 50-70% of all runners will at some point in their running careers sustain a running related injury. In Chris McDougall’s popular book ‘Born to Run’, we learn that 80% of new runners get injured in their first year of running. Research conducted by wellbeing and health provider Benenden suggests that football is the sport most likely causing injuries, closely followed by running, rugby, cycling and swimming. I don’t know about you, but…

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