Running injury: get back to where you once belonged!

in Other, Overuse injuries

One of the hardest things about picking up a running injury is knowing when you’re ready to return to running. Tracy Ward looks at strategies you can use such as self-assessment, gait analysis, and also provides a running-specific strength training programme. Runners typically have some of the highest injury rates of all athletes; the yearly... MORE

Inspiratory muscle training: train the diaphragm muscle for better...

in Techniques

Since the first reports of an ergogenic effect of specific inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in the mid-1990s, researchers have not only demonstrated its efficacy beyond reasonable doubt, but are also beginning to understand how it works. Alison McConnell takes a look at the latest thinking on IMT, its ergogenic benefits, and why serious athletes neglect it at their peril. MORE

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