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“I think my running days are over” A tale of a recreational runner with knee pain

David is an Adelaide man in his sixties who has been a recreational runner for over 30 years. When another bout of severe knee pain hit at the beginning of 2020 he thought “old age” had caught up with him and he’d have to hang up his runners. However with his commitment and a tightly structured program of strengthening and slow progression back into running, David was able to compete in the Adelaide half marathon just 9 months later. Let his story motivate you to sit less and move more and achieve your activity goals.

Motivation and commitment

Motivation to exercise or move regularly can be challenging, especially if we are sore or we’re just not very good at the exercise we’ve been prescribed. We all ‘intend’ to do exactly what we need to do, yet so often we “fall off the wagon” and our commitment goes with it.  Without commitment our best intentions […]

Hamstring tendinopathy – A pain in the butt

Hamstring pain – deep in the butt at the sitting bones, perhaps even down the leg is a common complaint in recreational runners. It often starts after running a bit too far or too fast. Hopefully it settles after backing off for a couple of weeks. For some it can go on and get worse limiting running or even daily activities.

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