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A tough weekend racing with the lads at Whilton Mill, Northamptonshire for the 6 hour European ProKart Endurance Championship – its great to be back with the Kartforce team. Thanks very much for your kind words, Dave, it makes all the hard work worthwhile! Dave Player, Kartforce team manager, wrote:   Read More ...

Had a massive thrill going to the Sky F1 Live! studios in London to film with the KartForce team on Friday 3rd April. The lads were brilliant and we all enjoyed meeting presenter and motor racing legend Johnny Herbert, who put everyone at their ease. I will be accompanying the   Read More ...

SARA FOGG – TEAM SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST BRITISH 24hr KART RACE SAT 16th TO SUN 17th AUG 2014 The next priority after confirming our 2 team entries months before the race was to make sure Sara was available. A couple of years ago we struggled through 12hr and 24hr races.    Read More ...

Thank you to everyone who booked or lined up for pre-race warm ups or post-race warm downs at Hurstbourne Tarrant 5 Multi-Terrain Race on Saturday 26th. It was a great day with about 24 massages, but boy were the warm downs muddy! Here are some of the comments: “Best warm   Read More ...

I managed to get out 3 days this week which is ideal to start training as tired muscles only become sore injured muscles. Muscles need a recovery period to function efficiently. 1st run 30 mins leading up to 45 mins on run 3. I live and train in a very   Read More ...

After a year out of competitive 10k races due to business commitments, injury and huge amounts of work I am finally going back into training, aiming to get my PB down to a 42 mins, do- able I feel as this time I shall start injury free. I thought as   Read More ...

Potassium is important for keeping your leg muscles moving during a training session. Athletes require more potassium due to potassium loss from sweat and muscle contraction it is advisable for athletes to consume at least 4.7 g of potassium every day. Inadequate potassium intake can impair performance and increase the   Read More ...

Evening clinics are now available on a Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4 – 8pm. Initial assessments are £45 and follow up consultations are £30. Please phone Sara on 07976 815766 to book an appointment. The clinic is based at the Acupuncture & Physiotherapy Practice in Whaley Bridge (see below   Read More ...

Vitamin C Some runners experience severe muscle soreness in their calves, hamstrings and quadriceps after a strenuous run. Supplementing with vitamin C can combat exercise-derived muscle soreness your diet should include mangoes, bananas, blackberries, oranges , kale and kiwi fruits. Vitamin E Training for long periods of time significantly increases   Read More ...

Protein is important for building and repairing muscles, tendons and ligaments that can become torn or worn down from running and training. MarathonGuide.com recommends that long-distance runners should get about 12% to 15 %of their calories from lean protein sources, such as turkey, fish, lean be ef, chicken and low-fat   Read More ...