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Ask our experts: how can running help my mental wellbeing?

You asked. We answered. We put our parkrunners’ most pressing questions to our team of experts including psychologists, orthopaedic surgeons and physiotherapists  Q: How does running relieve stress? A: Research has demonstrated that running can help with a certain type of brain function called neurogenesis. This is the process by which our brains create new neurons and make new…
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Ask our experts: how do I improve my running technique?

You asked. We answered. We put our parkrunners’ most pressing questions to our team of experts including orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists and psychologists Q: How important is flexibility for a good running technique?  A: Running is a complex movement that requires multiple joints and muscles to work together at the same time. Flexibility is definitely an important component…
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