3:28pm Friday 23rd January 2015
AT the end of a week featuring a day dubbed ‘Black Monday’, there’s a good chance that you’re now much more aware of the effect that shorter days and darker nights can have upon your energy and motivational levels.
7:01am Saturday 17th January 2015
I was lucky enough to spend Christmas in Australia last year.
7:02am Saturday 20th December 2014
Let me talk to you about knee pain.
11:08am Friday 12th December 2014
LET me share with you some Christmas shopping tips for new and old runners that you won't find on Amazon.
4:14pm Friday 5th December 2014
IT'S that time of year, when peak performance on Sunday morning is exchanged for a big night out with work colleagues – that usually involves lots of alcohol.
1:18pm Friday 28th November 2014
EVEN if you’re big Chelsea fan, you’ve got to feel for Jack Wilshere.
7:02am Saturday 15th November 2014
The subject of head injuries in sport is in the news again.
8:04am Saturday 8th November 2014
THE dark nights are well and truly here and the temperature is beginning to plummet.
7:02am Saturday 1st November 2014
ONE of the questions I always get asked is, “What do you do to keep fit?”
7:01am Saturday 25th October 2014
LET me tell you a nice story that might help you keep more involved in sport.
7:01am Saturday 18th October 2014
I’VE been struggling with a foot injury over the past few weeks.
7:01am Saturday 4th October 2014
NOW the summer is almost over, I want to talk about an injury I’ve seen lots of, especially since the recent Great North Run.
2:50am Saturday 27th September 2014
I’VE heard of cheese and wine being mixed together at posh dinners or reception parties, but never in a physio room and for fixing injuries.
7:02am Saturday 20th September 2014
HERE is something for you to keep safe in your sports bag this week.
7:01am Saturday 13th September 2014
SO, the seasons are changing and winter is on its way.
7:02am Saturday 6th September 2014
I got this “painful” message from a reader of the column who wants to know what to do next:
7:02am Saturday 30th August 2014
I’M still seeing a lot of Sunday morning footballers out running at the moment. And that’s a good thing.
7:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014
IT’S that time of year again…
9:15am Saturday 16th August 2014
HERE is something different for you to consider while the sun is out and the water is warm.
7:01am Saturday 9th August 2014
This week I received these questions from readers of the column: “Paul, I am a teacher and wonder how do you continue to stay fit and active when a long-standing back injury keeps recurring?''
Feel Great For Sport
Former Darlington Football Club physiotherapist Paul Gough offers advice on how to stay fit and fresh for longer
Chief sports writer Scott Wilson takes a look back at the last seven days in sport and picks his chumps and champs of the week.
Fraser Kicks Off
Chief football writer Paul Fraser keeps an eye on the region’s football scene and considers whether Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough do things right.
Award winning columnist Mike Amos tells the stories of North-East grassroots sport stalwarts and looks back at the characters that live long in the memory.
Fraser From The Fairway
Golf writer Paul Fraser takes a look at the North-East golf scene.
Feel Great For Sport
Award-winning columnist Mike Amos tells the stories of North-East grassroots sport stalwarts and looks back at the characters that live long in the memory.
Darlington Football Club
In his weekly column Ian Watson gives his thoughts on the team’s push for promotion and behind-the-scenes-tales from Quakers.
Spennymoor Town Football Club
Weekly column from Moors captain Chris Mason who has made over 200 appearances for the Evo-Stik First Division North club.