4 05, 2020

PAUL MARTELLETTI, 2:16 MARATHONER & GB INTERNATIONAL

By | May 4th, 2020|Marathon|Comments Off on PAUL MARTELLETTI, 2:16 MARATHONER & GB INTERNATIONAL

Q&A WITH PAUL MARTELLETTI, 2:16 MARATHONER & GB INTERNATIONAL Stats: 100k PB: 6:57:22 50k PB: 2:50:11 Marathon PB: 2:16:49 Half marathon PB: 1:04:18 10k PB: 29:26 5k PB: 14:19   Intro Paul is a prolific racer who has represented GB and has won a plethora of races from 5k to 100k. I've known Paul for the past 5 years or so and [...]

2 05, 2020

Ben Johnson Marathoner Runner

By | May 2nd, 2020|Marathon|Comments Off on Ben Johnson Marathoner Runner

BEN JOHNSON 2:17 MARATHONER. (NOT THE INFAMOUS SPRINTER).   Intro I've known Ben for 4 years, mostly as a friend from the running club (Run-Fast) but he has had a few trips to see me at the physio clinic during this time. At a personal level, I've been in awe of the consistent focus that [...]

2 05, 2020

Malcolm Hicks 2:10 New Zealand international marathoner

By | May 2nd, 2020|Marathon|Comments Off on Malcolm Hicks 2:10 New Zealand international marathoner

TRAINING INSIGHT: Q&A WITH MALCOLM HICKS:  2:10 NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL MARATHONER   Stats: Marathon PB: 2:10:05 Seville Feb 2020 Half marathon PB: 1:04:29 Dronten Netherlands, 2017 10K PB: 28:58 Melbourne Australia, 2015 5K PB: 13:37 Heusden Belgium, 2017   Intro I've been lucky enough to work with Malcolm for the past couple of years since his move [...]

1 05, 2020

WAYNE BUXTON, 2:16 MARATHONER, GB INTERNATIONAL & UKA QUALIFIED RUNNING COACH

By | May 1st, 2020|Marathon|Comments Off on WAYNE BUXTON, 2:16 MARATHONER, GB INTERNATIONAL & UKA QUALIFIED RUNNING COACH

WAYNE BUXTON, 2:16 MARATHONER, GB INTERNATIONAL & UKA QUALIFIED RUNNING COACH   Intro: I first met Wayne through a mutual friend and incredible physiotherapist and Paralympian, Noel Thatcher, 5 years ago. At a very personal level, I have Wayne to thank for my own PB performances at marathon and half marathon distances which I'm certain [...]

30 04, 2020

Ultra Runner Alison Walker

By | April 30th, 2020|Ultra|Comments Off on Ultra Runner Alison Walker

ULTRA RUNNER: ALISON WALKER   Alison started ultra running in 2019 and her key achievements to date include a 9:40:40 100km, 4:08:25 50k and a 185.9km 24 hour (still to be improved). She holds the fastest times over numerous ultra distances in Malaysia. She has also recently achieved a 3:17:59 marathon PB on a multi-terrain [...]

20 04, 2020

Missed stress fracture?

By | April 20th, 2020|stress fracture|Comments Off on Missed stress fracture?

There are a few things in a professional context that really get under my skin. One of the main things that really upsets me is the thought of patients not being properly looked after and thoroughly investigated when needed. The idea for this blog came after I saw a 50-year-old male endurance athlete 6-weeks ago [...]

12 10, 2018

Shockwave therapy: how it can help runners

By | October 12th, 2018|Blog, running|Comments Off on Shockwave therapy: how it can help runners

Shockwave therapy: how it can help runners   Shockwave therapy has been in use for the past 30 years but, arguably, has only become widely used in the treatment of muscle-tendon problems over the past 10 years. The most common form of shockwave therapy used clinically are radial shockwaves which are high-energy acoustic waves. They are transmitted [...]

5 09, 2017

Overtrained or underprepared: Could training load monitoring help you hit a new PB?

By | September 5th, 2017|running|0 Comments

  I’ve had a very personal interest in looking at injury prevention strategies in runners after my own sacral stress fracture in April this year. My own injury happened without any obvious warning signs. There were no significant spikes in my training, no persistent niggles, there hadn’t been any change in my health – other [...]

30 07, 2017

What I learned from my stress fracture

By | July 30th, 2017|running|0 Comments

Like most distance runners, ‘this year’ was going to be the year that I’d continue to chip off a couple of minutes of my marathon time and maybe I’d break into 2:35. Unfortunately, however, I found myself in less than ideal circumstances – albeit in good company, with the likes of Derek Hawkins. The year [...]

9 05, 2017

What are the secrets to running injury rehab success?

By | May 9th, 2017|running|0 Comments

    A persistent injury can often make rehab feel like an uphill struggle and often involves an unwelcome merry-go-round of visiting a GP, Sports Doc or Physio!It would be a falsehood to argue that all injuries can be quickly and simply fixed as they often can be complex and multifactorial. Nevertheless I see a [...]

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