Complete Endurance Running's philosophy is that becoming a better runner is not all about simply running more. Of course, volume is imperative to progress, but building a stronger and more mobile body is also crucial to becoming faster and remaining injury free.
Perhaps you're struggling to improve your times, or maybe you're becoming increasingly frustrated by recurring injuries. If so, Complete Endurance Running provides a variety of coaching services that can solve such issues. To find out more, please click here.
Iliotibial band syndrome or ITBS as it’s often referred to is one of several conditions that can create pain around the knee. In this article, CER physio Tessa explains the function of the iliotibial band before taking a look at the common causes of ITBS and discussing what can be done to rectify the issue.
Patella femoral pain, or runners knee as it's often referred to is a common running injury. In this article, CER physiotherapist Tessa takes an in depth look at the issue paying particular attention to the causes, symptoms and aggravating factors as well as suggesting ways to manage and treat it.
Despite the scientific body of research showing benefits of strength training for running continuing to grow, many still debate and misunderstand how and why there is a positive effect. The squat is a fundamental strength exercise, but how does it transfer to improve our running and what's the evidence to back this up?
At some point we've all asked ourselves whether it's time to invest in a new pair of running shoes. When to make the switch can be a tricky decision, particularly when you've got a pair that are comfortable and have served you well. Here, we're taking a look at the tell tale signs that a change is required.
It’s commonly acknowledged and accepted that strength training is an effective practice for runners who are looking to prevent injuries occurring. But how exactly does lifting weights reduce our injury risk level? In this article, we take a look at what actually happens to the body when we strengthen.
Poor posture is a common running form flaw. We often see runners who are hunched over with a lot of flexion at the hip. However, with a few simple alterations, posture can be improved significantly enabling increased glute activation, promotion of efficient breathing and lowering the risk of injury.