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London Marathon essential sport supports and ice pack wraps

Tuesday, 17 April 2012  |  Paul

Key product: Dura Soft Foot and Ankle Ice Pack Wrap 

If you are training for the London Marathon your body will need all the help it can get to make it through to the finish line. Aches and pains in all parts of the body will no doubt be a common occurrence but there are products around that can help speed up your recovery. We will look at some of the essential sports supports, insoles and ice packs to help anyone training for this year’s London Marathon.

Training for and competing in the London Marathon will have an impact upon the whole body but particularly on feet, ankles, legs and knees. The constant impact on the ankles can result in sprains, strains and swellings that inhibit training. The Dura Soft Foot and Ankle Ice Pack Wrap helps to reduce ankle and foot pain and reduce swelling. The Dura Soft Foot and Ankle Ice Pack Wrap provides continuous cold therapy for the foot. The ice pack inserts are made with gel which is separated into compartments enabling the Dura Soft Foot and Ankle Ice Pack Wrap to be wrapped around the ankle for complete cold therapy.

For injured knees the Dura Soft Knee Ice Pack Wrap will provide continuous cold therapy to the knee. The Dura Soft Knee Ice Pack Wrap is suitable for acute and chronic knee injuries making it an essential recovery product for London Marathon Training. Like the Dura Soft Foot and Ankle, the Dura Soft Knee contains two ice inserts which bend even when frozen so the whole knee is kept cold. The Dura Soft Knee Ice Pack Wrap reduces pain and swelling and helps to facilitate faster recovery. The knee ice pack is available in one universal size and will fit both the left and right leg and is a must for anyone competing in the London Marathon.

For the ultimate protection for your feet the Spenco range of Ironman Insoles has been designed to provide athletic cushioning and stability for greater wearing comfort. The Spenco Ironman Insole All Sport provide maximum motion control to correctly position the foot and help reduce the risk of injury. The Spenco Ironman All Sport Insoles are ideal for all sporting activities. The Spenco Ironman Gel Heel Cushions provide effective shock absorption for everyday performance. These Spenco Ironman Gel Heel Cushions provide extra cushioning and stability for the heel, essential protection for your feet during the London Marathon.

If you have already injured your ankle or you are looking to prevent further injury, the Aircast A60 Ankle Support is one of the best ankle supports available on the market today. The Aircast A60 Ankle Support is worn by tennis player Andy Murray and has been created with the athlete in mind. The Aircast A60 Ankle Support provides incredible support for the ankle protecting it from rollover. This Aircast ankle support provides a combination effective support, protection and comfort during sport.

The Mueller Adjustable Knee Support provides firm and comfortable compression while maintaining a full range of movement for weak or injured knees. This Mueller Knee Support retains body heat helping to relieve knee pain and avoid further injury. The open patella design of this Mueller Knee Support helps to stabilise the knee cap.