VIDEO: Marathon proof your body

WITH the London Marathon on the horizon, Milton Keynes Citizen has produced this comprehensive video guide to how to make your body marathon proof.

If you are training for your first marathon you can get to know some common conditions that can arise from endurance training and useful tips to keep you injury free.

Hereward Relay - Runners from March and Fenland running clubs compete in the relay races.

Hereward Relay - Runners from March and Fenland running clubs compete in the relay races.

Your foot is unique and one size does not fit all. Footwear is so important in completing a marathon pain free; however do not get caught out by purchasing the wrong pair.

Conditioning, movement patterns and the way you run all illustrate the type of support and cushioning needed in a trainer. Speaking to a sports physiotherapist or podiatrist can help guide your search.

Natalee Hazelwood’s video in which Aylesbury based Elite Physical Medicine physiotherapists Andy McCrae and Emily Ross show how best to prepare for the London Marathon can be seen above.