Sunday, September 22, 2019

The importance of a Cool-Down

So we have all been told to cool down after our runs, but what does that actually mean?  What is cooling down and how are we supposed to do it properly?  As physios we get asked this question from our runners...

8 Extremely useful tips for running beginners

Top Tip(s) Tuesday!! Here are our 8 EXTREMELY useful tips for running beginners… Forget the past- Do not be unrealistic and expect an immediate return to your previous running level. Start slowly beginning with a short and easy route. Follow...

Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?

With the popularity of recreational running growing across the country Dublin City University recently conducted a study looking to answer: ‘Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?’ Can you guess what they found? In their study of 142 running club members the...

Award Winning Father and Son set for World Record at September Belfast City Half...

On Sunday 22nd September 2019 the 7th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is gearing up for a record year with around 5,000 expected to take part.  Starting on Ormeau Embankment at 9am, participants can expect a mainly flat...

#FabNine Selected for European U20 Championships 2019

An impressive nine young athletes from Northern Ireland & Ulster have been selected to be part of the Irish Team for the European U20 Championships in Boras, Sweden on 18th- 21st July 2019. In the Women’s 400m will be Beechmount Harriers’...

The Denis Rankin Round – A fine line between success and failure

by Robbie Marsh On Sat 13th July at 2am five hearty souls stood under the arch in Donard car park ready to take on the Denis Rankin Round, this magnificent course has been hot over the last few weeks with...

Weekend Preview:  Prestigious Seeley Cup 10k takes centre stage…

Weekend Preview:  Prestigious Seeley Cup 10k takes centre stage… There is no better way to bring our seven years of work, including the popular weekend previews, to a close than to cover one of Northern Ireland’s premier events – the...

Nine local athletes selected as part of a strong Ireland team for upcoming Euro...

Nine local athletes named in Ireland’s Euro XC team: Nine local athletes have been named in a 39 strong Ireland team for the upcoming European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, Netherlands on Sunday 9th December 2018. The Dutch City hosted the...

David Simpson, Martsje Hell, Noel Kerr and Sarah Graham win at MMRT event!

Running 4 Rescue Half Marathon & 10k 2018: On Saturday 24th November 2018 an array of local talent and supporters of Running 4 Rescue took to the roads of County Down village, Annalong, to raise money for the valued voluntary organisation,...

Ciara Mageean secures AAI National Senior XC gold in Abbotstown!

Irish Life AAI National Senior, Junior and Juvenile (Even Age Group) XC Championships 2018: Portaferry starlet Ciara Mageean (UCD AC / Steve Vernon) picked up her first AAI National Senior XC gold medal as Northern Ireland ladies dominated the Abbotstown...
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PHYSIO

The importance of a Cool-Down

So we have all been told to cool down after our runs, but what does that actually mean?  What is cooling down and how are...

Preventing Calf Injuries