Have you seen our new online runners section?

online runners section

At Zest Podiatry & Physio we hall have a keen interested in running. We have decided to make 2021 a focus in the clinic for runners. Launched in January 2021 our new online runners section will continue to grow through the year. As of January we have the following information.

Online runners section includes:

1. Are you thinking about running?

There are many reasons why you would choose running as your activity.

  • Running can be done anywhere.
  • it burns more calories than any other mainstream exercise.
  • It is free.
  • Go to section Thinking about running?

2. The health benefits from running in our online runners section.

Health benefits of running include reducing your risk of heart disease and stroke, boosting self-esteem and reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. It can help you to live longer and healthier. There are huge benefits on the mind, body and lifestyle, find out more at Health Benefits.

3. Remaining motivated.

It is easy to have an initial boost of energy when taking up a new activity or during certain times of the year such as January. Below are a few ways to maintain your motivation, read How do I remain motivated?

  • Set yourself a goal, based on emotion
  • Make it a habit
  • Join a club
  • Keep a diary

4. Help, I’m a new runner.

What do you really need as a a runner, how to get started, and how to enjoy it.  I’m new to running, what do I need?

5. Tell me more about Run3D

Run3D helps you move better. It can reduce injuries, assist you to run faster and feel better with its 3D Gait analysis. Click here to see how it can help you Run3D.

6. Lastly in our online runners section is a first description of a local marathon

The first in our section on marathons is the Abingdon marathon, based in South Oxfordshire.  The course is mainly flat, great for first-time marathoners, and those chasing personal bests. As a business supporter of this marathon we felt it appropriate to start here.

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gait lab

As a wise man once said there is gait analysis then there is Gait Analysis. Run3D is the latter.

Most running shops will offer a look at you running on the treadmill to help you choose you running shoes. But if you have a persistent injury or niggle that is not settling, or you would just like to improve your performance Run3D is for you.

Our MSK team at Zest can help with both runners and walkers to look at your control of your lower limbs and help you be your best or get you back out there doing what you love.

Run3D works by placing a series of markers on your legs and feet in very much the same way CGI characters in films are created in the studio. These markers allow us to plot your legs and joints in time and space using special cameras giving us a model of your walking or running. From this we can see where things are working well, or indeed not so well, and help you put things right.

Following the Run3D assessment we will create a custom report for you giving you all the information you need as well as an exercise plan or recommendations on how to improve your movement. From this we can work with you possibly providing orthoses, if indicated, to get you back to being your best.

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