Running is a great aerobic exercise. It is also a good stress reliever, time-effective and you can run almost anywhere at any time.
Here, we share our knowledge about running – whether you are thinking about starting running, are a sporadic or regular runner, or training for a marathon.
How to start running
by physiotherapist Jacky Balfour
As an avid runner myself, I have been through the mental and physical challenges of what it takes to start running – on both a regular and competitive basis. As a physiotherapist, it is my natural passion to help anyone who wants to run.
The following points will help you if want to start running
If you are thinking of starting running, or have started running but need motivation to improve your fitness or speed – take heart from this truly inspirational story by local runner Caitlin Limmer who is also the founder of the Bearcat Running Club in St Margarets…
If you are training to run 26 miles you will understand why a marathon is the challenge it is!
But what do you do when your end goal is in sight and all those little niggles that were under control start to surface and you still have 2 long runs to do before the big day?
Check out these useful short videos of hip, leg and ankle exercises to do at home.Watch videos