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  • Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    4th December 2017

    Simply Feet’s guide to preventing a common affliction Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome, often affects runners and triathletes. This can cause problems to your training routine, and the pain may made worse during a run, so it’s…

  • Find Your Flexibility

    Find Your Flexibility

    27th November 2017

    Yoga and pilates can be helpful to support your training program, provided they are well-taught and tailored to your body requirements, preferably in small classes or one-to-one sessions.

  • How To Avoid Getting Colds & Viruses While Training

    How To Avoid Getting Colds & Viruses While Training

    1st October 2017

    How to use moderate training to boost immunity and reduce the risk of catching colds and viruses If your training has been blighted by colds and flu, there may be more than bad luck at play. Research shows that intense…

  • Run Free: Avoid Knee Injuries

    Run Free: Avoid Knee Injuries

    30th September 2017

    Physiotherapist and Cardiff Triathletes coach Patrick Lees on three common knee injuries and how to avoid them.

  • The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    15th September 2017

    How do you relax after a cycling session? A hot bath? An ice bath? Or do you just collapse into bed? Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, but it is not the sole preserve of extremely flexible people…

  • The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    The Importance Of Active And Passive Recovery

    1st September 2017

    Put your feet up or keep the ticker ticking? Garth Fox shows you the right road to recovery. Training does not make us fitter. We get fitter through recovering from training. I believe most triathletes train too hard, too often…

  • Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

    27th August 2017

    We’ve all heard the saying ‘No pain, no gain’, but is this really the best advice? Triathlon training is sometimes a tricky balance. Most of us know that in order to improve at triathlon, you need to train hard and…

  • How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    How To Prevent Foot Stress Fractures

    23rd August 2017

    How to prevent running impact from causing stress fractures of the foot Stress fractures in the foot are usually caused by the feet’s weight-bearing bones cracking because of the pressure of repeated strikes against hard surfaces that you incur when…