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Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips
Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips 14 May 2018

It’s almost time for the Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon. We will probably soon see runners taking to the streets in vibrant East London to get their hands on a well-deserved medal. Whether you’re a beginner when it comes to pounding [...]

Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries
Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries 8 May 2018

With the sunshine inspiring us all to get outdoors and get moving, summer injuries are prone to happen due to increased activity. We want to make sure your summer fun isn’t ruined by pain. That’s why we asked Capital Physio [...]

Do Less to get More from your training
Do Less to get More from your training 15 Mar 2018

Runners often believe that in order to smash their goals, they need to be training hard, every single day… Can you blame them for thinking this? You want to get good at something, you’ve got to practice it! Right? Yes [...]

Common questions asked by newly competing cylclists
Common questions asked by newly competing cylclists 14 Feb 2018

When competing in any sport it is important to train both in and out of season in the correct way to prevent injury and improve technique (power, speed, endurance and flexibility). Cycling has become a very competitive sport over the [...]

Winter is here…and so is Ski Season!
Winter is here…and so is Ski Season! 2 Jan 2018

So Christmas has been and gone, but ski season is well and truly still on! Although you may not be competing in the upcoming Winter Olympics, heading out to the slopes is still pretty demanding on the body and there [...]

2019: Start the New Year on the right foot
2019: Start the New Year on the right foot 1 Jan 2019

Happy New Year from us at Capital Physio, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas! As we enter January we all have new goals and resolutions to kick off the New Year to a good start. Many people want to [...]

Fitness and Motivation at Christmas
Fitness and Motivation at Christmas 18 Dec 2017

Everyone’s favourite time of year has officially begun, Christmas parties and holidays often come along with a lack of exercise, throwing a balanced diet out of the window and a truck load of booze. It may seem like too much [...]

Dynamic stretches for Runners
Dynamic stretches for Runners 7 Nov 2017

Dynamic stretching is an excellent way to prevent injuries and enhance performance. Dynamic stretches involve repetitively moving the muscles and joints through movements that mimic the sporting activity. It is typically executed as part of a warm-up. Some benefits to [...]

Tower Running: Steps to recovery
Tower Running: Steps to recovery 3 Oct 2017

What is tower running? Running up hundreds of stairs to the top of the tallest skyscrapers in the world is the latest fitness craze. It’s popularity is increasing for those mad enough to want more of a challenge than flat [...]

IBS and Exercise
IBS and Exercise 1 Sep 2017

Irritable Bowel Syndrome …an annoying, intrusive problem to have. The ‘I’m so sorry’ look at your waiter and friends as you start your list of dietary requirements. Or just generally feeling uncomfortable all of the time, so much so it can [...]