You may not think your lower back has much of a role in running, but when you run, you hold your body vertical, of course—sometimes for a very long time. Your core muscles support your spine and lower back, and your core, hips, glutes, and hamstrings together form one big stability machine, so weakness in any one of those muscles forces the others to take up the slack. If you have weak hip and gluteal muscles, for example, as they become fatigued during a run, your lower back
It’s that time of year when you are trying to steer clear of all things fattening after your festive feasting, and then… along comes one of the chocolatiest days of the year! So unfair. But all is not lost! It turns out you can have your cake and eat it, as it were. All you need to do is replace that nasty sugar with wholesome power foods, using a little creativity. Here are a couple of recipes to tickle your taste buds and do your body heaps of good. Happy Valentine’s Day! L
In view of the upcoming Hong Kong Marathon, our sports osteopath at The Round Clinic, Arthur Codsi, was invited by ESCAPADE Sports to write an article about the causes and treatment of the most common running injuries. Shin Splints Best described as "pain along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia). Runners are the first ones to be affected because of the repetitive weight-bearing on the shinbone. Symptoms Pain lower region of leg, between knee and ankle, on the outer side.