Back Pain & Exercise

Now that the winter months are upon us, many of us may feel increased joint stiffness and pain.  It is important not to lose motivation or use this as an excuse not to exercise and just keep moving!  Pain is complex and everypne will experience pain differently, even when they have similar injuries.  Lower back pain is one of the most common...

Avoiding Overuse Injuries

What is an overuse injury?

Overuse injuries refer to injuries that are the result of repetitive micro-trauma to the tendons, bones and joints.  Unlike acute injuries, such as hamstring strains, ankle sprains or fractures which result in instant pain, overuse injuries usually occur over time.  This can make them difficult...

Running Training - Part 2

This article is an extension of the previous body talk article, an will focus on a muscle area often forgotten by many runners; the core.