So, my return to running was going well and I was kind of enjoying it and making progress but something wasn’t right. I’m very good at fixing other people but don’t always listen to my own advice. Anyway, that’s changed now and I do! What that meant was that I needed to take a couple of weeks off to tackle my diet and something called candida. Candida doesn’t just go in a couple of weeks of really clean eating ( one week being a green veg cleanse) but you can start to make some big differences to it. However, having … Continue reading
So I’ve been back running for just over a week. I hardly class myself as a runner yet but having managed 3 times last week and once so far this week, I’m quite pleased. I have made my first discovery of what every runner needs to keep in stock…blister plasters. Normal plasters just don’t cut it so instead of running I will be doing some body weight workouts and restorative exercise in the hope but by Sunday I can run in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside. Wednesday was a much longer run than planned. I ended up going out for 45 … Continue reading
Joggers trots is a common and unfortunate problem most runners suffer with at some point in their running career. For most its a “blip” and goes as quickly as it arrives but for others, it can be a much more frequent and embarrassing problem. However, there are lots of ways it can be treated and eliminated. When you’re running, the movement reduces blood flow to your intestines as more is sent to the exercising muscles. The jostling of the intestines also causes changes in intestinal hormones which can speed up transit time and alters absorption rates. The first thing is … Continue reading
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