Tag Archives: calf

A look at your Soleus Muscle.

I think of the soleus as the unsung hero of the calf complex. If a bodybuilder shows off his/her calves, they will try to get into a position where the gastrocnemius muscles are shown off. The gastrocs are the bulgy … Continue reading

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Calf Injuries – a look at factors that can contribute to them.

This is a 6-minute video that looks at Calf injuries. The human body is complex and injuries often need to be looked at from various angles. It’s pointless to guess, you need to access. Have a look at our Runner’s Leg Assessment and … Continue reading

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Pronation: Cause and effect.

Pronation: Cause and effect. Pronation is an inward turning of the ankle that takes place when a person runs or walks. The drawing below is of a person’s right foot. You can see how the foot drops inward- that is … Continue reading

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Achilles Tendinosis.

In Greek mythology, Achilles was the Greek hero of the Trojan War, and the central character of Homer’s Iliad. This seemingly indestructible warrior was brought down by Apollo, who managed to shoot an arrow into his achilles tendon. The story of Achilles is … Continue reading

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Know Your Muscles – Gastrocnemius.

Please note, this article is written to expand a lay person’s knowledge of their body. The better you understand your body as an athlete, the better you will be able to look after it. The gastrocnemius muscle is the muscle … Continue reading

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