Sunday, July 12, 2020

Dean Karnazes A Pioneer in the World of Ultra Marathons ‘The Road to Sparta’

We have a special guest on the show this week to celebrate the podcasts second birthday, someone one was has influenced a generation of runners to challenge their own personal limits and beyond. Podcast...

Athletics NI Advice for Athletes

Dear Members, During this unprecedented time, Athletics Northern Ireland would like to thank all of you for your support in helping to fight the spread of Covid-19. Your training has probably been affected and you are likely to be training...

Outdoor Exercise Could be Banned if Lockdown Rules are Flouted

Daily outdoor exercise under coronavirus lockdown rules could be banned entirely if people flout rules over social distancing, health secretary Matt Hancock has warned. Mr Hancock told the BBC: "We've said it's OK to go for exercise because both the physical and...

Training Tips from Dave in These Challenging Times

Bear in mind that it takes months and years of consistency to build a good endurance base or endurance backbone and it is a continual work in progress. With the decimation of the race calendar it is probably a...

A Personal View on the Queen’s 5K

by Domhnall Lynam   Today is Wednesday 25th March, I have had this date engraved in my mind for quite a while now. The Queen’s 5k Race Around the River was scheduled for tonight and I was intending to run...

Home Schooling for Runners

By Sonya Summersgill So unfortunately my workshop was cancelled, for very good reasons, but one of the more interesting points I was going to cover was how to interpret your running photographs. I don’t pretend to be an expert running...

Sports Massage for Runners

Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any runner: from the weekly park runner to the finely tuned athlete... Deep Tissue Massage targets both the superficial and deep layers of muscles and fascia and is often...

STIFF BIG TOES?

YOU MAY HAVE HALLUX LIMITUS... When thinking about the important load bearing-joints you may be forgiven for overlooking your Big Toe Joint, or Metatarsophalangeal, or MTP Joint for short. While much smaller compared to your Hip, Knee and Ankle joints it...

A Farewell to Road Running

The number of roads races being organised by running clubs has steadily decreased and in the current climate this decrease will continue. The latest race to face an uncertain future is the iconic ‘Dark Hedges’ Half Marathon which is...

Antarctic Ice Marathon 2019 by Sean O’Hagan

Several years ago I read a new article about this Irish guy, Richard Donavon who ran a marathon on the seven continents in four days. I was impressed. That was some feat, and it was a Galway man who did it. Looking...
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PHYSIO

Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

STIFF BIG TOES?