More new content on all-new Sennheiser training zone

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The new runbritain website is now up and running and one of the key components is the full integration of the new look Sennheiser Training Zone which has been populated with new advice and more training schedules throughout the summer.

The two latest articles are summarised below; for the full articles, follow the ‘read more’ links after each one!

runrobustly: The best shoes for you

One of the best things about running is that it is so accessible and so affordable. All you need is a pair of running shoes and you're away, right? Well, yes, as long as those shoes are the right shoes for you and your running style.

Your running shoes should provide you with several things including:

  • Comfort
  • Cushioning
  • Stability
  • Performance
  • Protection

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runrobustly: How to avoid injury and what to do if injury occurs

If you haven't had an injury during your running career, you’ve done exceptionally well! Most running injuries are over-use injuries, in that they develop over time. The other type of injury is an impact injury. Team players are more susceptible to impact injuries as they are more likely to be knocked or to fall, but runners do sometimes 'come a cropper' and sustain an impact injury if, for example, they put their foot into a hole or divot while out running, trip over a kerb or other obstacle, or land awkwardly when dropping off a style or pavement.

  • Some typical running injuries include:
  • Strains: an injury to a muscle or tendon often caused by twisting or pulling
  • Sprains: an injury to a ligament often caused by stretching or twisting
  • Sore muscles, especially lower leg
  • Very tight feeling muscles
  • Pain along the front of the shin, in the achilles tendon area, under the arch of the foot, around the knee

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