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Over the Shoulder…

Posted on by Run Stu

Nearly the end of the year… here’s my reflection, on an unexpected year that in March came close to taking running away from me. Have you seen my scar? >>  That said there were plenty of highlights from the store, coaching and personal perspective… In January we combined a level of expertise across a number of disciplines from injury management and prevention to coaching and sports testing.  Along came GB Ultra Runner, Marcus Scotney, Physio supremo, Ian Brocklesby, Osteo Michael Robson and nutrionist Hannah Bailey… Not forgettig Colin Papworth the sorcerer of all things podiatry and running technique.  Oh yes, … Continue reading

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Quad Trauma & Needles

Posted on by Run Stu

Many of you know I have had a fun time with injury this year. For those that don’t know, back in March I fully ruptured my quad tendon whilst taking photo’s of the youngsters race at a local fell race. Surgery followed with the tendon being reattached within 24-hours, two weeks in plaster and then a leg brace for the next four weeks. Movement was limited, rehab exercises considered no more than trying to get mobile, to the extent I had to teach myself to walk again. Then followed some pretty painful rehab exercise and that is still on going.  … Continue reading

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