FACEBOOK LIVE- FIVE TIPS FOR RUNNERS WHO ARE OLDER THAN 40

Facebook Live 15 November 2019

Increase risk of injury as the stiffness of our achilles tendon is reduced, this means that more force is required to be generated through our achilles tendon to toe off.
Running on sand can increase the risk of achillles tendinopathy by 10x
Running may actually have a protective effect against the development of knee and hip osteoarthritis
Between 30-70, our cardiovascular function reduces approximately 7% per decade
Statins which are cholesterol lowering medication, may actually increase the risk of tendinopathy