Love 2 Run e News – May 2017
|Your running fitness is building, you are running faster and no doubt running more as the weather cools. At this time of the year it is a good idea to think about how to recover from your training and to make sure you are getting the most out of each session as well as the best ways to avoid injury.
This month’s edition of Love 2 Run enews focuses recovery, keeping your body in order and learning about the differences between x-ray, ultrasound, MRI and other diagnostic imaging techniques.
Whether you need advice on footwear to kickstart that motivation, looking for tips on how to improve your running or need help with a running injury, we are here 7 days a week to help.
In this this issue:
Did you know running facts – Part 4
Unfortunately, the 2hr barrier still proves to be elusive, with Kipchoge missing the mark by just 25 seconds for a time of 2:00:25.
To put this time into perspective, Kipchoge ran an average of 17sec per 100m 4200 times without a break. His average kilometre pace for the each of the 42km was 2min50sec or 21km/hr – that is a good effort on a bicycle!
Stay healthy, keep active and have a happy run!
OOFOs – Finally a thong that is good for your feet!
Enter OOFOS – the revolutionary new thong that actually helps your feet recovery from the trials and tribulations of day to day life. Featuring a contoured and non invasive arch support, which is contoured to fit the shape of the foot. OOFOS are also light and compact enough to throw into the bag ready for you to put on and head to the coffee shop, post run.
Don’t believe us? Visit the intraining Running Centre and get your feet into a pair of OOFOS and feel the difference. Available in a wide range of colours to suit your running atire.
Feetures – Socks to brighten up any morning
Feetures socks are anatomically designed (left and right specific) and make use of high density cushioning to provide extra protection in high impact areas. This alone makes them super comfy, but Feetures have gone one step further and engineered a no seam toe to eliminate that common friction point.
Finally, the socks include some targeted compression to ensure no slippage and therefore a much reduced chance of blistering.
If you are looking for the right ingredients to make enhance the fit, feel and have a better run in your shoes, visit intraining Running Centre and have a look at our wide range of performance running socks that will help make your feet feel happy.
Diagnostic imaging – Steve Manning (podiatrist, runner & coach)
The first decision is to decide which type of imaging is best to use to differentiate the possible diagnoses. There are many excellent types of scans with positive and negatives of their use. The suspected injury and type of tissue involved determines the best type of imaging to use.
Radiographs: X-rays are the most common type of imaging used.
Modern imaging techniques assist in a more accurate diagnosis of injury. The addition of imaging techniques will assist in your health professional providing advice on the right treatment plan to recover quicker from your running injury.
For more in-depth look at diagnostic imaging and when to use various scans, click here to view the full article in May’s From the Sole enews.
Make an appointment to see one of our clinicians who can assist with diagnosing and treating your running related injury.
If you missed out on a place in the sell out Running Form Workshop for April, now is your time to get organised for October and December. The Running Form Workshop is a hands 60min on running specific workshop designed to help improve your running technique and efficiency.
Each workshop is conducted by podiatry and physiotherapy clinicians as well as experienced running coaches who are experts in running form and biomechanics. Through technique modification and drills, your PB and injury free running is just around the corner.
Brisbane Marathon Festival 2017
Get your hands on the 2017 Brisbane Marathon Festival event singlet. Featuring the iconic Brisbane cityscape for a truly memorable running experience.
Set your sights on completing the full or half marathon, 10km, 5km and let the kids loose in the NEW 1km Mini Marathon.
Twilight Bay Run – Saturday 23 September 2017
Forget waking up early, have a sleep in and prepare yourself for the most fun you will have at night. Featuring, half marathon, 10km run/walk, 5km run/walk and 1km kids event this is one for the whole family to enjoy.