Anna Gardiner

Freelance Journalist

A Freelance Journalist and Soft Tissue Therapist, I am interested in and write about running, MSK issues, triathlon, fitness, health, sustainability, conservation and the environment, parenting and plant based living.

Portfolio

Boost Your Ride

cyclingplus.com
07/2024

Hot Ticket

Cyclingplus.com
10/2023

Head for Heights

Bike Radar
6/2023

How to Get Fit Fast

Coachweb.com
01/2023

The Only Way is Essex

CyclingPlus.com
8/2022

Conquer Your First Sportive

This article looks at the best ways to train for your first sportive. For the UK’s best selling cycling magazine, Cycling Plus.
6/2022

How to keep fit over 50 - 5 low impact sports

Daily Telegraph – supplement by APL Media
03/03/2022

Runner's Knee

Irish Runner January Issue 2022

"I tried 5 common muscle recovery techniques and here's what really works"

Stylist
08/16/2021
There are a number of different methods for combatting the dull ache of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), with fitness influencers and professionals swearing by everything from taking ice baths to massage guns. As a soft tissue therapist, I often find myself treating many clients who tend to be pretty gung-ho with their training – going hard on the workouts without spending enough time thinking about recovery.

Boost Your Ride

Bikeradar.com
08/2023

Race Ready

APL Media
01/2023

Open water swimming

Woman’s Health Magasine
07/2022
Open water swimming: 4 women share how it helped them beat anxiety and depression

No Mow May

The Guardian
3/2022

Pain & Gain

Bike Radar
06/2022

Happy Feet

The Guardian – supplement by APL Media
03/05/2022
Fashionable shoes can often cause foot pain and injuries. What can be done to reduce the risk of injury when you’re flaunting fashionable footwear?

Bucket List events

Evening Standard
01/10/2022
An article on how to train for a fitness event in a few months.

"How this low-impact exercise significantly improved my running form"

Stylist
06/23/2021
You’d think that a pandemic would be enough to stop many from exercising, yet in 2020, more women exercised outside than ever before. According to Strava (the social network for athletes), between April and September 2020, women aged 18-29 uploaded 45.2% more running activities than during the same period in 2019.

The Best Foam Rollers 2023

Coachweb.com
08/2023

Conquer Group Riding

Bike Radar
06/2023

Post Marathon Blues

Coach.com
4/2023

Off-The-Bike-Boosters

Cycling World
1/2023

Sense of Joy

Runner’s World
How visually impaired and hearing-loss
runners overcome the obstacles to find
freedom and fulfilment on the run
7/2022

Build Back Better

Cycling Plus Issue 390
02/22/2022
A feature article on recovery techniques for cyclists

Runner's World - Too Much Too Young

Runner’s World
12/03/2021
A look at the risks of over training in adolescents with particular emphasis on musculoskeletal conditions.

Brilliant Butterflies

The Week Science+Nature
07/16/2021

Blog - The Treatment Rooms

The Treatment Rooms
05/24/2021
Over lockdown I had time to do Continuing Professional Development that I’ve had my eye on for awhile. Strength and Conditioning for Therapists is a course created and delivered by Dr Claire Minshull, a well known and highly respected physiotherapist specialising in rehabilitation and conditioning. The course is specifically for therapists interested in the latest…