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Half Marathon Top Tips: Race Day

Half Marathon Top Tips: Race Day

The day has arrived and your race is just hours away. After all the effort and thought you have put into your training, now’s the time to complete your preparation and optimally fuel your body for the challenge ahead. Here’s a run-down of Active Potential Therapy’s top tips for your half marathon! Before the race:… Continue Reading

Half Marathon Top Tips: Post-Race Stretches

Half Marathon Top Tips: Post-Race Stretches

Hopefully you’ve seen our top tips for pre-event warm up dynamic stretching (check out the lastest video on our Facebook page if you haven’t!), which are vital in preparing your body for your race. Here are our top five tips for how to cool down your body after your event, which are as equally important.… Continue Reading

Sports Therapists in Football

Sports Therapists in Football

All sports present their own challenges and place different demands on the body, so sport-specific training and conditioning is key to performing well and staying injury free. When our Kieran isn’t at Active Potential Therapy, he works with Wiltshire Academy Football Club. Here he gives us the low down on what’s involved in keeping their… Continue Reading

Why your Marathon Training is making you ill!

I know what you’re thinking…Why? Why do you think my marathon training is making me ill? Exercise makes you fitter, right? Yes, but healthier? Well, it depends. The risk of illness following exercise is actually modelled as a J shape curve, where the risk is low with moderate exercise but actually increases to high with… Continue Reading

6 Reasons you Should Not Run …and How to Fix it!

  Is there any reason why you just should not run? Why does it seem like runners are always injured? Surely running is the most natural exercise in the world. We were born to run right? Really? All of us? Recent research suggests that many of us are either simply not designed to run, or our… Continue Reading

5 Juice Recipes you HAVE to try!

If you are looking for juice recipes you have to try that are nutritious and delicious…then look no further! Whether you have a NutriBullet, Centrifugal Juicer or Nutri Ninja, these recipes can be enjoyed to aid your good health… Choose from: Green Goddess: Great for your skin, your muscle recovery (heaps of magnesium) and general… Continue Reading