If you visit or live in Sussex then we can now offer you a sports massage service in our new treatment room. You can have treatment for an existing injury or have preventative therapy that will help you keep running. For more info visit the Magic Hands Therapy site
Research carried out by Sophie Hopper from Leeds Metropolitan University has shown that ‘Type D’ personalities are more likely to take up individual non-contact sports such as running.
Type D (or “Distressed”) personalities are typically anxious, irritable, insecure, and socially inhibited, and tend to use maladaptive coping strategies (resignation / withdrawal) when faced
Leading researchers agree that it is not easy to determine why some runners seem to get injured more often than others. Usually, it is an increase in distance or an increase in pace that can cause a problem. But how much further and how much faster? Although we have broad guidelines, such as ‘do not increase weekly mileage by more than 10%’, it’s impossible to say specifically
According to a study reported in The Stroke Journal, carried out in Dijon, Bordeaux and Montpellier, big calves can be a cause for celebration.
The research on 6265 subjects indicated that hefty calves signified a reduced risk of stroke. The larger the size of someone’s calves, the lower the risk of clots on the neck arteries.
This supports the idea that body shapes may determine health fates.