heel pain

The Week Running up to the Half Marathon

The Week Running up to the Half Marathon

The week running up to my first half marathon was one of many mixed emotions. The pain from Plantar Fasciitis was so constantly niggly and at times totally unbearable that it was draining me and making me really tired. I wasn’t sure whether I was even able to walk the Half Marathon. I had a(…)

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Plantar Fasciitis during Half Marathon Training

Plantar Fasciitis during Half Marathon Training

About Plantar Fasciitis This week has been all about the Plantar Fasciitis. Yes that niggling heel pain I was feeling turned into absolute hell! The plantar fascia ligament connects the heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of the foot. When it is strained it becomes weak, swollen and inflamed. I think it(…)

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Half Marathon Training Tapering Easter Holidays

Half Marathon Training Tapering Easter Holidays

Heading closer to the Half Marathon big day and feeling more nervous. Really wanting to put in the extra mileage but actually hurting so much that I have been worried about running at all! It is now that I am fearing that I won’t make it. Worrying whether it is advisable to switch which trainers(…)

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Shoes that are made for Walking

Shoes that are made for Walking

I wanted to share how most people can move more to keep healthy, even if they are unable to go out running for whatever reason – and that is with walking. According to Dr Andrew Well M.D. (an internationally recognised leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine) walking is one of the most(…)

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