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Craig Payne

Member since: Aug 16, 2020
Published articles: 28

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A Brief Synposis of San Francisco

San Francisco is a city in Northern California, USA. It is officially both a City and a County. It has just under 900 000 residents covering an area of almost 50 square miles, making it the fourth...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 23, 2020
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Are Covid Toes a Thing?

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the winter months there started to appear multiple reports from Spain and Italy of chilblains on the toes being common in those with COVID-19. Chilblains...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Aug 21, 2020
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Are the Recovery Footwear Useful?

Athletes train hard to reach their goals, usually by increasing the amount and intensity of their training. However, what has become clearer in recent years is that resting and not training is...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Aug 25, 2020
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Can Foam Rolling Help Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is the most common musculoskeletal problem seen in the foot. It is an inflammation and degeneration of the plantar fascia which is a long ligament that supports the arch of the foot...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 24, 2020
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Do Bunion Correctors Help Bunions on the Feet?

Bunions are a very common problem of the feet, especially in females. They are an enlargement of the bone at the big toe joint and are commonly associated with a deviation of the big toe towards the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Aug 29, 2020
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Do Corns on the Foot Have Roots?

As a podiatrist this is one question that I get asked a lot, both clinically and in social situations. They do not have roots. After a podiatrist removes a corn, they do tend to come back, but not...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 01, 2020
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How Does the Acute:chronic Workload Ratio Work?

Managing the training loads in athletes has become a big issue in recent times as it is so important to get right. If an athlete trains too much, they get more injuries and performance suffers as they...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Fitness Oct 14, 2020
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Is 'overpronation' in Runners a Problem?

One thing you find in the running community is a lot of myths and misconceptions regarding training, running injury and running shoes. This results in a lot of bad advice being given by those...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Aug 30, 2020
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Sydney, Australia

Sydney is a city in the state capital of New South Wales in Australia. It is the most populous city in Australia with a population of about 5.3 million people located in 658 suburbs. It is probably...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 19, 2020
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The Beauty of Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls are the three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge which spans across the international border that is between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 23, 2020
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The City of Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is a city in province of Canterbury in the South Island of New Zealand which is often referred to as the most English city outside of England. It is also often called the Garden City as...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 16, 2020
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The Kananaskis Resort

Kananaskis is both a Country and a Village in the park system of around 4000 square kilometres west of Calgary, Alberta in Canada and is part of the Canadian Rockies. Kananaskis Country is noted for...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 21, 2020
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The Legacy of the Running Coach, Arthur Lydiard

Arthur Lydiard was a very influential distance running coach from New Zealand and his legacy has had significant influence on the training of athletes today. Lydiard has been acknowledged for making...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Oct 03, 2020
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The Legend of the Barefoot Marathoner, Abebe Bikila

The marathon is the stuff of legends and is a really a hard distance to run, even for those who are trained. The marathon covers 42 kms and is hard on the body, particularly the feet which is why all...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Oct 11, 2020
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The Mystery of Covid Toes

COVID toes is a phenomenon that started to be reported in Spain and Italy at the start of winter during the first wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The reports were finding a very high...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 21, 2020
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Author Bio

Craig Payne is a University lecturer, runner, cynic, researcher, skeptic, forum admin, woo basher, clinician, rabble-rouser, blogger and a dad.