Tag: injury

Why runners’ knee is NOT inevitable

Pain is inevitable if you’re approaching the BIG 40 and running 50 plus miles a week. Your knees will creak, your hips will complain, your lower back will whinge, etc, etc… and it’s only going to get worse as you age. Best take up golf or some other hobby that blokes do when they realise they’ve used up about half…

Seven weeks to go: Handstands and hill training

I’m not known for my grace or agility. So when my brother heard I’ve started doing gymnastics, he howled with laughter and said he’d pay good money to see me falling off a pummel horse in a leotard. If he saw what I’ve really been doing – groaning against a wall, upside down with my midriff exposed as I attempt…