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Overtraining syndrome is a neuroendocrine disorder that can result from overtraining and reflects accumulated fatigue during periods of excessive training with inadequate recovery time. Overtraining syndrome is a common cause of persistent tiredness in athletes. Read more
Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common overuse injuries among runners. It occurs when the Iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, is tight or inflamed. When the IT band isn’t working properly, movement of the knee becomes painful. Read more
Plantar fasciitis, small tears or inflammation of the tendons and ligaments that run from your heel to your toes. The pain feels like a dull ache or bruise along your arch or on the bottom of your heel. It usually worse first thing in the morning or after a long period of standing. Read more
Do you need some motivation or inspiration to help kick start your training?
Come along to a free motivational evening with special guest speaker Ultra Marathon Runner Dave O Brien. You will be inspired by his incredible stories, his passion for healthy living and how he defines fitness v health. Read more
It is important to give your body time to recover after a race. Although you are itching to get back running, it is critical to take sufficient recovery time to avoid injury. It varies from runner to runner how much recovery time or rest days one needs. Seasoned runner can usually bounce back after a day or two. Read more