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6 Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

15 December 2020

Running is an incredible sport - inexpensive, exhilarating, and simple. Along with the potential to lose weight and burn calories, this sport can also benefit the body by boosting cognitive and cardiovascular health.  However, as with a lot of sports and activities, running can potentially result in injuries if done with careless preparation or incorrectly. To ensure a pain-free, strong finish, use the six tips below to avoid running-related injuries on the road, trail, or track. #1 - Run with the right form Proper running form is vital to all runners, from Olympic athletes to marathon runners and casual joggers. It is key to reducing onset stress related to injuries and boosting speed ability and overall endurance. First, maintain good posture as you run. Keep your torso straight and your head and neck facing forward and straight. You should also relax your shoulders, swing your arms forward, and unclench your fists. In addition, avoid over-striding. Land with control using an even and smooth strike to avoid additional wear and tear on the muscles and joints. #2 - Wear proper footwear One of the essential pieces of equipment that any runner has when it comes to reducing and preventing injuries is their footwear. If you don't wear a well-fitting, good-quality

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The world surf champion Kelly Slater launches his brand, Outerknown

The world surf champion Kelly Slater launches his brand, Outerknown

9 September 2014

World champion Kelly Slater Surf announces the launching of his new lifestyle brand "Outerknown" in autumn 2015  Speaking about the upcoming launch of his line, Kelly Slater said: "We are working hard on a brand that explores the link uniting style, sustainability ...

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The 7 day body reboot, Stretch and Restore - Day 7

The 7 day body reboot, Stretch and Restore - Day 7

8 September 2014

DAY 7: STRETCH AND RESTORE BREAKFAST BERRY FRUIT SALAD WITH SUNFLOWER SEEDS ½ CUP OF STRAWBERRIES ½ CUP OF BLUEBERRIES ½ CUP OF RASPBERRIES JUICE FROM ½ LIME POWDERED STEVIA Put the berries into a bowl and add the lime juice. Sweeten to taste with stevia, and gently toss. ...

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The 7 day body reboot, Body Conditionning- Day 6

The 7 day body reboot, Body Conditionning- Day 6

8 September 2014

DAY 6: BODY CONDITIONING BREAKFAST GRAPEFRUIT AND CINNAMON 1 GRAPEFRUIT CINNAMON Cut the grapefruit in half and sprinkle cinnamon to taste on top for a quick, simple and healthy breakfast. MID-MORNING SNACK MIXED NUTS, SEEDS AND BERRIES ½ CUP OF MIXED NUTS AND SEEDS ½ CUP OF MIXED BERRIES Combine ingredients ...

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The 7 day body reboot, High Intensity - Day 5

The 7 day body reboot, High Intensity - Day 5

8 September 2014

DAY 5: HIGH INTENSITY BREAKFAST POACHED EGGS AND SMOKED SALMON 2 EGGS SMOKED SALMON 1 HANDFUL OF SPINACH LEAVES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR SALT AND PEPPER CHILI FLAKES Bring a pan of water to the boil, adding in a splash of apple cider vinegar. Gently crack two eggs into the saucepan. ...

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The 7 day body reboot, Strength Building- Day 4

The 7 day body reboot, Strength Building- Day 4

5 September 2014

DAY 4: STRENGTH BUILDING BREAKFAST BIRCHER MUESLI ½ CUP OF OATS, SOAKED OVERNIGHT 1 APPLE ½ CUP OF BLUEBERRIES MIXED SEEDS INCLUDING FLAX, SUNFLOWER AND PECANS 1 CUP ALMOND MILK/NATURAL YOGURT (OPTIONAL) Grate the apple and mix with the blueberries and mixed seeds, then add to the soaked oats. ...

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The 7 day body reboot, Body Conditionning- Day 3

The 7 day body reboot, Body Conditionning- Day 3

4 September 2014

DAY 3: BODY CONDITIONING BREAKFAST FRUIT SALAD AND MIXED SEEDS 1 PAPAYA 1 CUP OF STRAWBERRIES JUICE OF ½ A LIME ½ A CUP OF MIXED SEEDS, INCLUDING SUNFLOWER, PUMPKIN AND CHIA FRESH MINT, TO GARNISH Cut up the papaya, strawberries and pineapple and put them in a bowl. ...

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The 7 day body reboot, meal plan - Day 2

The 7 day body reboot, meal plan - Day 2

3 September 2014

DAY 2: HIGH INTENSITY Drink as much water as you can. Drink herbal teas instead of black tea. Avoid alcohol Avoid coffee. If you can't, cut right down For sweet cravings, try two squares of raw dark chocolate or fruit  BREAKFAST AVOCADO, CHERRY TOMATO AND WATERCRESS ...

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The 7 day body reboot, meal plan - Day 1

The 7 day body reboot, meal plan - Day 1

3 September 2014

DAY 1: STRENGTH BUILDING Drink as much water as you can  Drink herbal teas instead of black tea  Avoid alcohol  Avoid coffee. If you can't, cut right down  For sweet cravings, try two squares of raw dark chocolate or fruit  BREAKFAST QUINOA PORRIDGE 1 CUP OF QUINOA 2 CUPS OF WATER ...

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