Author Archives: BeccaH

About BeccaH

Sports Therapist and runner. I love running more than running loves me. Never mind.

Rest & Recovery

Training for spring marathons is reaching that critical station. The long runs are reaching their peak just as the days are getting longer. It might be tempting to skip on the rest days, to make the most of your increasing … Continue reading

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Running in…part 3

… Run Clothing Choosing what to wear for running can be extremely easy or as troublesome as any wardrobe moment. It’s up to you and, as with most things, can be as complicated or straightforward as you care to make … Continue reading

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Running in…part 2

…sports bras. Now then, for us ladies, this is potentially more important than any other item of clothing. If it wasn’t for the universality of shoes and socks, it would have been the first post in this series. It is … Continue reading

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Running in…

part 1 …the feet. If you have decided to start a couch to 5k programme as part of your New Year’s resolutions, congratulations! It’s a great way to introduce yourself to running in a gentle and structured way. But we … Continue reading

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Backwards to go forward

It’s the time of year to look back on what 2018 has delivered and to plan ahead to what should be done in 2019. This isn’t something I normally do, but last year was quite a year so here goes. … Continue reading

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The joy of…

Dry socks after a rather wet cycling session. Dry shoes are a bonus too. Summer has reverted to its more normal weather pattern. Been chasing youngsters around the buggy track at Bentham golf course as a loosener after circuits this … Continue reading

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Stay in the game

If Wimbledon has whet your appetite and seen you reaching for the racquet sitting in the corner, good on you! I’m all about keeping active people active and you’ve taken the first step. Tennis is one of the most popular … Continue reading

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Keeping active people active!

It’s not just about the sports massage and fixing out of sorts bodies. Sometimes it’s about jumping in the van and re-equipping active people with gear so they can keep going. Today’s mission : meet Chris Shipway in Carlisle to … Continue reading

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It’s the summertime…

And the weather is hot. Out come the water bottles but when was the last time you gave them a really good clean, or got out the Milton to thoroughly disinfect them? Hydration Anywhere has a great article on just … Continue reading

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RUN: Faster, Longer, Stonger

Do you dream of being that runner where every step of every mile is 100% pain free? No aches, no twinges or niggles, no lingering soreness from yesterday’s session. Well, you are not alone; research shows that as many as … Continue reading

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