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Avoiding injury

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At the start of this year, I began to up my miles in prep for RunThrough’s very own Victoria Park half marathon, which unfortunately got cancelled due to the snow. After that, I lost my long distance running mojo a little but continued to practise interval training on the treadmill, ...

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Injury Prevention Tips

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 “Running excites me, when I start to run, you don’t want to stop, your body wants more so you end up overloading your body and get injured” (Saragiotto et al 2014). We see many runners who associate excessive running with something positive, rather than being potentially detrimental. Consequently, they may ...

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The Recovery

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You've completed a marathon! But what's next? RECOVERY Research states that muscle damage from running a marathon can last up to two weeks. The research also indicates that soreness, or lack of, is not an indicator of your muscles healing. In other words, just because you aren’t sore anymore doesn’t mean ...

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Yoga for Runners

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Yoga has many health benefits, including building muscle strength, regulating your adrenal glands and improving your posture amongst other things. For the fitness fanatics of our modern day society, yoga can help us sustain great breath control and help runners and cyclists improve their flexibility whilst also helping injuries heal ...

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