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WHETHER IT’S INJURY, AGE OR SIMPLY POOR FORM HOLDING YOU BACK, THERE ARE A FEW TRIED-AND-TESTED WAYS TO GET YOUR RUNNING BACK ON TRACK

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Put one foot in front of the other and see where it leads

Most runners will pick up an injury at some point in their lives, and most of them will pick up an injury that requires rest. But that’s not the only issue that can keep you off the streets. As you probably know, the UK was gripped by flu over the winter, and illness can be as debilitating as injury.

That was certainly the case for James McMahon from London: “I got a stomach bug in early September, just after probably the best run of my life over some epic hills near home. I basically picked up one bug after another – colds, a chest infection, flu – so that by January I’d run a grand total of four times in four months, and with at least one of those runs I’d probably returned to training too soon and made myself even more poorly. Getting started again became a real mental hurdle. I was worried I wouldn’t be able to reach my previous fitness level, which had taken me five years to reach, and my motivation suffered a result. It was almost like I’d forgotten how to put one foot in front of the other.”

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About Men's Running

Give your running a boost with the April issue of Men’s Running – our nutrition special. Whether you’re in need of a reliable mid-marathon energy gel, a pre-run pick-me-up or a recovery-boosting shake, this month’s Best in Test is your go-to guide for the best sports nutrition products on the market – as decided by our team of independent runners. Elsewhere, spring marathoners can take advice from our very own marathon man, Steve Way, who tells you exactly what you should be doing with two months to go. Or, if off-road is your thing, resident trail guru Matt Maynard’s ‘Trail Skills’ feature explains how to hone the skills you’ll need to excel when the going gets muddy. All that, plus the usual training advice, race reports and nutrition know-how to help you run stronger than ever this spring.