How should strength and plyometric training vary throughout your run season and training?

Blog – Jenny’s knee injury (3)

Blog – Jenny’s knee injury (2)

Blog – Jenny’s knee injury

I don’t like being injured, but then who does! The worst part for me is how it can feel like your world has changed so quickly.  In an instant, you move from taking part in something you enjoy to having not only that moment taken away, but future goals and plans impacted too. At that […]

What are plyometrics & why should you include them in your run training?

What are plyometrics? Plyometrics are a form of training that often require fast lengthening of a muscle before a contraction to perform a movement. They often involve jumping, bounding and hopping in various different activities.  Hopscotch is the perfect example of this form of exercise used during our early years. This form of exercise is regularly […]

Can I run when pregnant?

Can I run if I’m pregnant? Yes! If you ran regularly before pregnancy. Physical activity of 150 minutes moderate intensity over a minimum of 3 days per week is encouraged! Examples of moderate intensity activities could be swimming, water aerobics, biking, dancing, hiking, brisk walking.  It doesn’t have to be running! So what does the […]

Pete’s post op rehab – week 2+

It’s now 2+ weeks following my meniscal repair surgery and time for an update. Things have gone really well so far. After an initial period of partial weight bearing with crutches I’m now able to fully load my leg but not while bending it more than 90 degrees. I’ve had minimal pain or swelling to […]

Hysterectomy – What you need to know