FLIGHT RISK

Runner's World (UK) - - Coach/Body+mind -

Run­ners may be more sus­cep­ti­ble to deep vein throm­bo­sis – blood clots – when fly­ing af­ter a long run, ac­cord­ing to RW ad­viser Dr Roberts. Here are three es­sen­tial travel safety tips.

WALK ABOUT It's the best way to keep blood flow­ing in your legs to pre­vent clots.

GET SQUEEZED Wear com­pres­sion socks to en­cour­age blood­flow.

SKIP THE BOOZE ‘ Drink­ing al­co­hol may in­crease the risk of clots while fly­ing,’ says Roberts.

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