Are you running a Spring marathon?


How is your training going?

You should be reaching your peak mileage in your training programme around now. Training hard shouldn’t mean picking up an injury. However, it’s a time when injuries can occur as your body responds to increased intensity.

Injury prevention is key at this stage

If you’re unsure of whether to run through a ‘good pain’ or a ‘bad pain’ then seek advice. Many of those who have to withdraw, have allowed a mild condition to get out of control.

The majority of running injuries are linked to …

* poor training habits
incorrect trainers or foot biomechanics
* calf tightness or overload
* quadriceps or iliotibial band (ITB) tightness or overload
* weak gluteals (pelvic stabilisers)
* poor core control

Click here for body chart information on common injuries.

Find the ‘sweet spot’ between fatigue and fitness. Come and see one of our Specialist Physio’s or Podiatrist at our 14 clinic locations across London as well as Bury St Edmonds and Manchester.

• Beckenham  
• Bromley 
• Charing Cross 
• Clapham 
• Crayford 
• Crystal Palace
• Croydon 
• Fulham 
• Harrow 
• Islington 
• Mottingham 
• Orpington  
• Kingston 
• Waterloo 

For further information or to book, please Contact Us by calling 020 8778 9050 via


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