Here’s how WH Social Media Editor Francesca Menato plans to complete the Great South Run injury-free
I’m training with a PT to prepare my body for the repeated impact of long-distance running, working on leg, glute, core and back strength. GAIN GRADUALLY Studies suggest the larger the increase in mileage, the higher the injury risk. I’m structuring my training accordingly, going up by a maximum of 10% each week. SUPPORT
I’ll be using a Simplyhealth Active plan to help cover the cost of regular physiotherapy and osteopathy. I’m excited to see how this will impact my performance.