High this and low that: What’s a runner to eat and when?

This week I take a look at the strategies I have come to adopt in terms of the composition and the timing of my food intake in a run programme. As always, I will try to illustrate the concepts and how they are applied rather than prescribe specific recommendations that may not fit within theContinue reading “High this and low that: What’s a runner to eat and when?”

To Shod or Not to Shod: Are We Asking the Right Question?

This week I wrote a piece for the sports & exercise medicine practitioner journal co-kinetic: The article explores the most prominent running injuries and associated risk factors with a view to explaining how barefoot running may alter load to the tissues most affected by running injury. It explains the difference between barefoot running and gaitContinue reading “To Shod or Not to Shod: Are We Asking the Right Question?”