Training

Staying Healthy

There’s no doubt that running’s good for you, but every now and then you might feel a twinge or pick up a common injury like a blister or shin splints.

Check out the articles below to learn how to stay healthy and prevent injury – and if you do pick up a problem, find out how to identify and treat some of the most common running injuries. For further help, click here to access the Runners Medical Resource.

  • Sports Massage
    Regular sports massages can give a great boost to your training – they’re not just for treating sporting injuries.
  • Knee Pain
    Anterior knee pain (AKP) is the name used to describe a range of conditions that affect the front of the knee.
  • Breast Injuries
    We’ve outlined the most common complaints below and what you can do to help prevent and treat them.
  • Hip Flexors
    Although injuries to the hip flexors are rare, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and know what to do if you’re concerned.
  • Muscle Aches & Pains
    Even if you’re in top physical condition it’s common to experience muscle pains when you take up running, or start training for a big event like the Virgin Money London Marathon.
  • Achilles Tendon
    Here are some of the ways you can avoid overworking your Achilles tendon.
  • Blisters
    Foot blisters are one of the most common running injuries. Find out what causes them, how to treat them and most importantly, how to prevent them.
  • Injury Clinics
    Click here to view a full list of Injury Clinics who will be more than happy to assist you with any injury questions and problems you may have.
  • 10 ways to avoid running injuries
    The right approach will help you to arrive on the start line of your next marathon in the best shape of your life, says running coach Sam Murphy
  • Medical Advice
    Please read this advice carefully – we want you to enjoy Race Day as safely and comfortably as possible.
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