Training with an Injury
Some thoughts on training with an injury which I wrote on my Real Fitness Website blog 🙂
No, I don’t mean gritting your teeth and training despite the horrible pain and risk of lasting damage. Neither do I mean mercilessly taking painkillers and pretending it is not that bad really…
I am talking about finding a healthy way to keep you fitness levels up during a period of injury.
I would first like to say that the ability to do this depends very strongly on what injury you have and I would advise checking with a medical professional and a fitness professional before embarking on this.
Having said that, there are definitely some things you can do. For example, I have recent;y been working with a client who is a very keen and very good runner who has a hip flexor injury which she has been trying to train through for a while. After (in her words)…
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