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Have you been as engrossed in the Olympics as me this week?

I love watching them; it’s a great chance to see so many sports that aren’t normally in the spotlight. My favourites so far have been the BMX, Skateboarding and of course Tom Daley Diving. I can’t believe Beth Shriever had to crowdfund her own journey to the Olympics and all that hard work and determination paid off when she won Gold.

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Do you feet arches collapse in?

Your feet are the start of the movement chain in your body. Any issues you are likely to have in your feet, especially your arches collapsing in (over pronating), will in turn lead to other problems elsewhere.  For example knees dropping in (valgus position), or hip drops and rotations. If you link this to exercise it will give you problems when you squat. 

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What would you do if you couldn't run again?

The most frustrating and devastating day I had almost 15 years ago was being told I’d never play football again by a consultant.

I’d gone through the process of having an MRI done after having months of physio from my reoccurring back injury.

I thought I’d beaten the agonising pain in my back and legs, but as soon as I started playing and working again the same feelings cropped up again.

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