Injuries

  • Save Your Legs

    Save Your Legs

    24th December 2016

    Phil Mosley explains simple ways to help you run faster at your next triathlon. Let’s face it, nobody enters triathlons because they’re easy. We all accept it’s a tough sport and that aching legs are to be expected. At the…

  • 3 Training Tips for Athletes with Joint Pain

    3 Training Tips for Athletes with Joint Pain

    11th December 2016

    Written by Jessica Thiefels   A shocking amount of people experience joint pain in their wrist, knees, elbows and more. In fact: As many as 10 million people experience pain from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. (UpstateOA) An estimated 52.5 million people…

  • The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    The Triathlete’s Guide to Yoga

    13th October 2016

    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…

  • Kickstart your recovery with WellbriX

    Kickstart your recovery with WellbriX

    30th April 2016

    WellbriX is a portable deep tissue trigger point massage which aims to keep you supple and injury free. Written by: Dr Caroline Keddie, founder of WellbriX Repetitive actions in any form cause muscles to tighten overtime by forming knot like…

  • Run Free: avoid knee injuries

    Run Free: avoid knee injuries

    11th February 2016

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

  • Time to go strong

    Time to go strong

    1st February 2016

    Lynne Cantwell of Six Physio explains which muscle-building exercises will boost your race times and keep you injury free.

  • Find your flexibility

    Find your flexibility

    21st January 2016

    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.

  • Rectify Runner’s Knee

    29th October 2015

    There’s nothing more frustrating than a running injury knocking you off your training. We spoke to Six Physio’s Rachel Whittaker to find out how to fix it. What is it? Runners hit the ground with anything between five and nine times…

  • Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    14th October 2015

    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…