Injury Recovery Tip 5: Bathing, Icing and Products

Tip 5: Bathing, Icing and Products So, the second advice that my physio recommended was to take a bath to ease my leg. For the first week of my ITB injury, I was so focused on rolling and strength training that I forgot to have a bath, but once I did, I felt the benefitsContinue reading “Injury Recovery Tip 5: Bathing, Icing and Products”

Injury Recovery Tip 3: Stretching and Rolling

Tip 3: Stretching and Rolling Now that I had diagnosed my second injury, I researched every possible stretch I could find. Whilst I was on youtube, I found this video all about stretching the IT band by the channel ‘Bob and Brad’. (I always make sure the channel has more than 1 million subscribers beforeContinue reading “Injury Recovery Tip 3: Stretching and Rolling”

Injury Recovery Tip 2: Don’t Self-diagnose!!!

Tip 2: Don’t Self-diagnose!!! Now that I had handled the mental side of my injury, I now needed to finally understand what was wrong with my knee. It hurt at the front of my knee when I walked and it especially hurt when I sat down, went up and down the stairs or ran, butContinue reading “Injury Recovery Tip 2: Don’t Self-diagnose!!!”

Injury Recovery Tip 1: Mindset Improvement, Motivation and Reading

Hi Runners! So, after hopefully reading the backstory to my knee injuries, I will be telling you the top tips I have learnt in recovering from an injury and making the most of your time to fully repair your body both physically and mentally. You do not have to have an injury to follow aContinue reading “Injury Recovery Tip 1: Mindset Improvement, Motivation and Reading”

Injured Athlete Life Update and Recovery

Hi Runners, Welcome back! I just wanted to thank everyone for the overwhelming support I received on my previous blog. I was so humbled to be able to talk about my past experiences with different athletes, and I was so grateful for all the incredibly kind messages I received.  So, the blog, as you haveContinue reading “Injured Athlete Life Update and Recovery”