I am back, promise

It has been ages since I last posted, so let me explain. You might remember that I injured my calf in the Manchester 10K I did in May. Well, what a nightmare its been since then. Although I didn’t go to see a physiotherapist, I did see a sports therapist who...

Home physiotherapy #2

About a month ago I had some slight stiffness in my calf muscle, it was my own fault, a classic case of too much too soon! I can’t remember where I first got the idea, it might have been on another WP blog, but the idea was to use a frozen water bottle as a...

SOS – Save Our Shins

I found this short YouTube video on exercises to prevent shin splints, by Run With Jill. The exercises could be used during your cool down routine after short runs. Related articles Using a Foam Roller...

Relief in a bottle

I spent yesterday gently stretching and icing my sore leg. It worked because the tightness had gone and I was able to walk around with no problems, there was still some slight tightness at the back of my knee though. Massaging the area helped but I needed something to...