Strength training – The untapped pain reliever!

Exercise is an essential ingredient to living a healthy life along with good quality nutrition and lots of sleep. Many of us focus purely on achieving 10,000 steps a day without knowing why is this magic number so important. And is this the only number we should be looking at when it comes to exercise […]

Are niggly knees adding misery to those marathon miles?

Anterior knee pain is a regular stone in the shoe of many of our runners, both seasoned and first time pavement pounders. With the marathon only weeks away don’t let those creaky hinges be the reason you don’t cross the finish line. Here are some simple tips to try out before the big day. The […]

Marathon runners: Don’t let Achilles pain spoil your race day!

With the Dublin City marathon fast approaching, runners across the country are scrambling to get the last of the hard miles in. Many first-time marathon runners are continually running the longest run of their lives every weekend with the goal of successfully finishing the 42.195 km on October 28th. Runners, you have my respect! A […]

Hip or knee pain running?

The stork exercise is a fantastic exercise for improving hip stability and strengthening the Glute Medius muscle. It is an exercise that is particularly useful as it mimics the single leg stance required for functional movements such as walking, ambulating on stairs, or running. The Glute Medius muscle is an important stabilizer of the pelvis […]

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