Category: Marathon

Marathon Running

When training for a marathon, everyone will have different aims and objectives, but hope to arrive at the start line in the best physical and psychological condition possible. I have treated a large number of people who have “broken down”, often very close to a race. There are some basic principles that are worth thinking about. Equipment Most training shoes require replacement after approximately 500 miles. Wear one pair in whilst one is wearing out. Have your running/foot pattern properly assessed so that you buy a pair that is suitable for you. Many shops will “advise” you, but a proper running shop is recommended. Video gait…