Some great last minute tips for Marathon runners….I shall be following them all with just under two weeks to go to my Marathon Challenge!
Trainers from East Dulwich’s ESPH physio practice and fitness studio give the Weekender some last minute tips for runners preparing for the London Marathon this month.
Wear good, supportive footwear
Sounds obvious but is often overlooked. You must wear good footwear that suits your feet. Most people need a good stability shoe but some people need an anti-pronator to correct a foot that slopes inward. Do you have flat feet or do your feet slope in (over-pronation – middle image below)? Please consult one of our physiotherapists or our podiatrist about this.
If you’ve had a recent injury don’t ignore it– get some treatment
It is very important to assess whether you are fit to run and to see whether there are any underlying injuries that could be problematic. If you are having problems fully weight-bearing or performing certain routine movements like squatting or bending you may need to get…
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