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#847 Worse exercise for plantar plate when building uphill strength

I just had a conversation with a runner who has a plantar plate injury.

He got the plantar plate sprain trying to build his uphill running strength in preparation for a trail race.

This is no rookie mistake. He is a longtime ultra marathoner with lots of experience. But he made a common mistake determined runners can make.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about one of the worst exercises you can do if you have a plantar plate sprain and you’ve been trying to build your uphill running strength for a trail race.

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#445 Is Muscle Atrophy Reversible?

If you’re a runner with a running injury, you need to listen up.

The biggest problem with running injuries is not that you have a broken bone, not that you have a sprained ankle, and not that you have Achilles tendinitis.

The biggest problem is that you’re going to lose your running fitness while you recover from that injury, if you’re not really proactive.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about muscle atrophy, and whether or not it’s reversible.

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#296 Top 3 Ways Runners Can Avoid the Coronacloud

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the top 3 ways runners can avoid the “Coronacloud.” Yesterday, we were out on an eight mile trail run. When I say we, that’s me and somebody I live with. I wasn’t running with other people. I don’t think anybody in this time, when […]

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