Dealing with sports injuries and how to avoid them
Posted Aug 21 2012 7:00am
As most of you will know I love to exercise! In the past I have been a committed runner and now I enjoy more strength training and yoga. Unfortunately a love of exercise does come with the risk of injury which I have experienced while training for half marathons. I found this frustrating but I think this was an important learning experience for me. These tips are primarily relevant for running, but can be applied to most forms of exercise:
If you do get injured, rest! In the past I’d continued to try and push through injuries and it was only when I gave my body the rest it needed that it finally healed.
AXA PPP healthcare are hosting a live web chat on sports injuries on Thursday 23rd August between 3 and 5pm which you can find here . The chat is being hosted by Dr Alasdair Wright , a health expert and GP.