1. Not Warming Up…Properly
“Warming up” is about more than just increasing blood and oxygen supply to the muscles before higher intensity training, although this is an important principle. Something that is more commonly over looked by runners is the priming and activation of muscles which are going to be utilised in the upcoming training session. Priming the muscles is important as it prepares them for activity after a time of rest, whether that’s sitting at a desk all day or rolling out of bed to start the day.
If you play footy whether it is recreationally or competitively you have either experienced some sort of lower limb injury, or at least know of someone
who has. With the stress of the constant
sprinting, jumping, tackling and zig zagging the injury could be a due to repetitive trauma over an extended period of time or singular incident of direct trauma – look at Dane Swan, he’s had his career ended thanks to a foot injury. Thus, preventing foot injuries are key to making sure you have long and successful footy years.
The Glycerin 13 is Brooks premier traditionally neutral runner boasting Super DNA cushioning technology which provides up to 25% more cushioning than its predecessor, giving a soft landing under foot for even the heavier striking runners. The 3D printed seamless upper reduces shearing, minimising the possibility of blistering in a properly fitted shoe and gives a mild support as it hugs the foot with the addition of the aptly named saddle wraps. Brooks claims the shoe to have ideal pressure zones throughout the outsole and a rounded heel which keeps the body in its ideal alignment. The body will naturally find its
The sesamoids are found under the big toe joint head. Sesamoid injury are responsible for approximately 9% of foot and ankle injuries and 1-2% of running injuries. Sesamoid pain is commonly localised but can be associated with joint aches, sharp stabs or irritating niggles. With respects to medical imaging, plain radiograph is best taken in weight-bearing …