[Coming To Running at 40, 50, 60, or 70!] We don’t want to cause injury from exercise! We’re talking about older people here, people over 40. We are talking about people who have had many years of sitting with one leg crossed over another; many hours leaning in a special way while they write, always […]
Starting to run is quite easy – just go out there and do it! It will affect your mind and your body. The impact will depend on your age and condition, but whatever your age and whatever your condition – start easy and increase gradually. The first target may be to run for 30 minutes.
You won’t be running if you are not mobile or don’t want to exercise. But otherwise, why should you choose running? This is a symmetrical activity. You use one leg at a time, but anything the left leg does the right leg is also bound to do which means the load on the body is
Mankind’s destiny Man achieved ascendency on Planet Earth through a big brain. The big brain came from eating meat, which started from the transition from gatherer to hunter. Archaeologists maintain this happened as a result of developing tools from 2.6 million years ago. Paleoanthropologists posit that the transition started earlier through running. Human physiology is
Sometimes we cannot do the TGOC. When this last happened to me the Cape Wrath Trail (CWT) beckoned. In an earlier note I described the first half – planned as a mountain route. After illness moved the trip from May round to a rainy October, it became more low-level covering some of the areas frequented
Consultant Sean O’Leary gave 5 anxious customers an early Christmas present by adding a Saturday morning to his busy operating schedule. Getting a knee-jobs done just before Christmas week meant his lucky patients were excused Christmas shopping. At £640 each for the 20 minute procedure O’Leary boosted his Christmas funds and, despite oversleeping, he himself
I was so excited to find Inov-8’s Terroc running shoes in our local Cotswold Camping store two years ago! I had started some gentle running a couple of years earlier. Trying to keep off the road and paved surfaces to help preserve my old knees. I’d been buying trainers ‘for off-road’ from a nearby sports