Stop taking yourself so seriously!

There is the stereotype that if y­ou’re a runner, you’re the type of person who celebrates all forms of healthy living. They say you treat your body like a temple. Now some runners have a habit of taking training—or ourselves—very, very seriously. Any pursuit – career, music or sports— can lend itself to be taken […]

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Admire consistency…… but variety may be the key

Blog Courtesy of Joanne Dowds (chartered physiotherapist, MISCP) Doing the same thing day in day out should be admired for its consistency. Bit unimaginative though. Running during the recent extreme weather can on one hand be seen as battling adversity and demonstrates persistence. On the other hand it can be seen as not taking full […]

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All sports need the “plodders” for the elites to succeed.

The London marathon 2017, Josh Griffiths a 23 year old self-coached student traveled by London Underground to the start line. Attempting the first marathon of his life he was not part of the elite field and started behind the leading athletes with the other club runners and plodders. An unknown, anonymous to spectators and commentators because unlike […]

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