Posts Tagged 'London Marathon'

Running Biomechanics

Running shoes have a limited life. A pair of top end running shoes such as asics will only last for 400-500miles. This will however, vary depending primarily on your running surface for example; track, road, treadmill or trail path. Mileage lifespan of trainers refers to the foam that runs through the middle and sole of the shoe, this unfortunately is the quickest wearing part of the shoe as it takes all the impact from the ground and your body ...

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The London Marathon

The London Marathon was first run in 1981, 34 years ago and is the third largest running event in the UK. This event has raised over £450 million for charity since 1981. It was founded by former Olympic athlete and journalist Chris Brasher and athlete John Disley, after running the New York Marathon in 1979, they decided to put on a similar event, but better in the UK. A mini marathon is also run for children so the whole family can get ...

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Orthotics

Orthotics and arch supports are regularly recommended by physiotherapists and podiatrists for the relief of foot pain, heel pain, shin pain, knee pain and back pain. Often, a biomechanical mal-alignment or lack of stability from the foot region can cause abnormal loads on the body.

Orthotic’s are custom foot supports, made from casts or scans of the feet, and incorporate measurements of your foot and legs. Most orthotics will last 5 to 10 years, and need to be changed if ...

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