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Open day at Sport 371 – free sessions for runners

Date: Saturday 25 February 2017

Time: 11:30 – 15:30 / I’ll be giving my presentation at 12:15

On the 25th of February I will be giving a free workshop at an Open Day at Sport 371. It will be a free practical session called “How to become a more efficient runner and reduce injury risk with […]

Tip for more movement throughout the day

As you know, I find movement really important to keep your body healthy and prevent injury. I came up with this tip after having to get a lot done one day. It uses the Pomodoro method so it will also keep you working productively.

Here is the link to the Pomodoro method tool I use.

Client experience – getting back to training after pain

Here’s the story of one of my clients, Filiz, who I am so proud of working with!

Filiz used to be super sporty and fit. About three years before she came to me she had run the Dam2Dam (a popular local 10 mile run from Amsterdam to Zaandam) with perhaps not the correct training and […]

Boston Marathon – Sports Psychology

As some of you may know, I am going to be running the Boston marathon (read here for more information). As a Personal Trainer I know the importance of training and having a plan to run it. The psychology is also part of the preparation. I am fortunate to be friends with a Sports Psychologist, […]

Hills in Amsterdam – A training challenge

Training for hills in a flat city
On the 1st of November I started my training for the Boston Marathon.

And the biggest challenge is: how to train for a hilly course in a completely flat city?

Here are some of the training tools we (my coach and I) have come up with that are going to help […]

Boston Marathon – I’m in

Boston Marathon – I’m in
A few weeks ago I got my confirmation that I had been accepted for the Boston Marathon and last week we booked the flights and hotel. So it is really happening.

On telling people that I am going to be running Boston Marathon I have had two responses. The first is […]

Biomechanics Coaching Classes

Get more out of your running when you are not running

A programme for runners that want to get the most out of their running.

 

Only 10 places available
“With less pain and worries, running definitely gets more fun” – Joost
“my shin pain went away, and hasn’t come back” – Tamara
5 reasons to join

You want to […]

Foot Pain and Leg Length Difference

I have just seen a client for the third time. We’ve already made a positive difference to her foot pain. One of the things we have corrected is her leg length difference.
When I screened her we found that she had a leg length difference (as well as a few more areas where her movement […]

Success of a runner

Today I would like to share with you the story of a runner I have been working with.

Joost came to me because he had heard about what I do and wondered if I could help him with the problems he had been experiencing while running. I explained to him that I don’t treat pain and […]

Correct your body before changing your shoes

Do you need new shoes or a Biomechanics screening? Correct your body before changing your shoes.

I was recently in a running shoe shop where they are able to analyse how you run using videos, etc. and give advice on new shoes. I just caught the end of the conversation where they told the runner […]