Posts Tagged ‘ITBS’

This year my casual acquaintance with running blossomed into something more, well, passionate. As the year draws to a close I have recorded 936 miles (so far), 9 medals and one injury, and have taken to running while on holiday and business trips. I have acquired two customised t-shirts, plenty of race t-shirts, two headbands, […]

Foam Rolling – There’s Nothing Foamy About It

Posted: 29th September 2013 by mockjogger in Equipment, Medical
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Every now and again my twitter feed gets illuminated with a message from a runner just about to head off for a session with a foam roller. It always used to prompt two questions in my mind. What is a foam roller? How painful could foam rolling be? After all, it’s like foamy and you […]

A Right Pain in the .. Hip

Posted: 23rd September 2013 by mockjogger in Medical
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This post was supposed to be a report of the Scottish Gas 10K race on 22nd September. Instead, I recorded by first DNS (did not start). Here’s why. Near the end of a 7 mile training run on Friday 13th (seriously) I ran across a road to enter The Meadows, a park in the middle […]