Run Lab is for the masses. Not for the elite. A simple assessment for the beginner runner. Running gait analysis. Running strengthening exercises. Running plans.
Sheffield’s running community is one of the largest in the UK, and its getting bigger!
65-80% of recreational runners get injured each year. Pain during running and pain after running are very common complaints for the beginner runner. Usually this comes down to simple faults in 1 or more of the 3 elements we look at during our 1 hour assessment. Nothing too technical or complicated. Just doing the simple things well can make a significant difference to your running.
- running analysis of your form
- aims to tackle your persistent running injury such as Runners Knee, Shin Splints, Plantar Fasciitis, ITB friction syndrome and Achilles tendinopathy
- help prevent repetitive strain injuries and keep persistent niggles at bay such as joint pain, muscle pain, leg pain
- enable diagnosis of muscle and tendon injuries
- develop tailored strength training for runners
- from simple weekly regime advice to keep fit, to marathon training plans
- ultimately optimise your running and help prevent injury
Run Lab uses 3 ways to improve your running and help to stay injury free
1. FORM | The big picture
- video running gait analysis of your form
- spot any biomechanical faults contributing to your pain or problem
- select simple technique tips to improve your efficiency
2. CONDITION | The pieces of the puzzle
- assess your current condition
- Functional Movement Screening tests to spot any stiff or weak areas
- develop simple, effective, strength & conditioning exercises to treat your injury and compliment your running
3. REGIME | The routine
- advice and planning of your weekly running plan
- spot any faults in your weekly regime that may have caused or contributed to your injury
- help to set out and achieve any specific running goals
Check out our Runners Hub section to find out more.