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  Foot Tips

Katriona’s clinical experience has found that a good running shoe and stretching the calf muscles can often resolves aches and pains, as well as, even preventing an injury.

Stretching:

The whole body must pivot through the ankle joint when walking and running, if this is restricted it is like driving your car with the hand-break on, quite simply the foot nor the lower limb can function properly.

Research has shown that a quick 30 second stretch is not sufficient for changing the function of the calf muscles.  Katriona recommends holding a calf stretch for 4 minutes twice a day.  A more flexible calf muscle can speed up your running and improve your shock absorption.

Running Shoes:

Katriona would highly recommend changing your running shoes every 400 miles and to keep up-to-date with what is out there.

Here is a good web site .

Up-dated March 2008.