Whether you have entered a local park run, regional 10K or have taken on the task of running the London Marathon next month, the fact is you are out there training and putting your body through its paces. Running has become an increasingly popular way to improve fitness, however the impact of your feet hitting the ground, can have an effect on your skeletal health. Keeping your bones and joints in tip-top order is a priority. We have set out below some things to consider that may enhance your performance.
Do you get more than just green fingers when you garden?
As the weather warms many of us will be dusting off our spades and unravelling our hoses in anticipation for a spring and summer full of gardening. As peaceful and relaxing as gardening can be it’s undeniable that it brings with it a lot of bending, twisting, reaching and pulling. Your back, upper legs, knees, shoulders and wrists, can all become affected. It is important to take the necessary precautions, before, during and after enjoying your favourite hobby.