Injuries


Running After Knee Injury – Testimonial Client Experience

Mariepaule had a really bad knee injury. She did the therapies recommended and got the OK. Then she came to work with Alexandra. Through consistent running technique and natural movement practice, coaching and practicing by herself, Mariepaule recovered nicely and managed a 2 day walk, 2nd day combined with running. […]


Running With Lower Back Pain - Testimonial Client Experience

Running With Lower Back Pain – Testimonial Client Experience

Richard experienced sore back after running. We knew it was a non-specific lower back pain (i.e. not caused my disc problems, accidents etc) so we could work together. Over the 12 months we’ve worked once a week to develop strength, flexibility and mobility through natural movement. We also corrected his running form […]


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How Your Arms Make Your Running Heavy And Breathing Difficult

If you want to run lighter, breathe easier when you run and reduce the risk of injuries think about your arms. What you do with your arms, where they’re going, how they’re moving and everything in between. I explain in the video and also show how your arm direction affects […]


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How Runners Damage Their Knees 1

Are you a runner? Do you suffer from knee pain but there is no structural damage that you are aware of (i.e. meniscus, ligament damage etc)? Not yet at least! Then you should consider looking at HOW you run, your running form, more than for how long and how fast you […]


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Run Lighter And Reduce Running Injuries – Running Workshops

Do you want to run lighter and reduce the risk of running related injuries? Whether you are into parkruns, marathons, short distance running, trail running, road running, obstacle course races the way you run will impact your body instantly. Shin splints, knee pain, lower back pain, shoulder and upper body […]


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Running Technique – Running And Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is very common and many cases are due to poor use of the body (i.e. poor alignment, posture, weak key muscles). If you are running with lower back pain you should consider finding the source of your pain before you continue. While there are many reasons your lower […]


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Factors Leading To Running Injuries – Flexibility And Mobility

When you run your muscles contact and expand. Hundreds of times, maybe even thousands for long distance runners.  Tight muscles and joints can lead to all sorts of injuries including knee pain, lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, muscle cramps.   Working on your flexibility and mobility as a runner means you […]


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Factors Leading To Running Injuries – Posture And Body Alignment

If posture is essential to prevent lower back pain and sore shoulders, why is it an element runners seldom, if ever, think about? We, runners, all know it’s important, but we just know, it’s there, it’s important….and that’s about all the attention posture gets, from many runners. Posture is THE first element you […]


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Factors Leading To Running Injuries – Change 1

Does running regularly mean you will end up having to pay physios for life? No, not necessarily. Although, like with virtually any sport, even swimming if you swim often and aim high, you will suffer some injuries. How bad, how often and for how long, now these are variables that […]


Squats And Lunges – Why Should You Care About Body Weight Distribution

Everything you do is body weight distribution, and body weight transfer, as well as balancing (walking is balancing for example). Understand and practice these 3 concepts (and posture) and any exercise or movement you will ever do will be correct. But only if you practice these concepts.   Incorrect body […]