Episode Notes

In this episode, inspired by my holiday enjoying the Highlands and Islands of western Scotland I take a wee look at the evidence for running on sand. It’s known to be a lot harder work but will it reduce your chance of injury? I also cover some of the basics around Lyme disease and how to manage ticks.

Papers covered:
Binnie MJ, Dawson B, Pinnington H, et al. Effect of training surface on acute physiological responses after interval training. J Strength Cond Res 2013;27:1047–56. doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182651fab
Brown H, Dawson B, Binnie MJ, et al. Sand training: Exercise-induced muscle damage and inflammatory responses to matched-intensity exercise. Eur J Sport Sci 2017;17:741–7. doi:10.1080/17461391.2017.1304998

Links

Guardian article on ticks and Lyme Disease

Bug Off website. Excellent resource for avoiding bugs and all bug-related disease

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