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How to taper properly

Here, we answer your questions on how to taper properly to ensure you’re at your optimal for race day. Q. What is Tapering? Tapering is when you reduce your training volume in order to optimally prepare your body for an event. Generally 2-4 weeks is needed to give your body time...

Guide to Recovery

What we are all guilty of in some way is not taking the time to recover properly from our training and racing. The purpose of recovery is to enable your body to work hard on consecutive days without causing significant micro trauma to your muscles, which over time will build up...

Glutes – Are you activating yours?

Regularly in the BodyWorks clinic, I see people with poor movement patterns during a single leg squat. As we run only on one leg, this is a good functional test to assess peoples ability to stablise their pelvis, hip and knee joint during running. Inability to do so is strongly...