I listen to lots of podcasts and I recently have heard lots of other speakers in all genres talking about how important it is to stay healthy and avoid illness, and reduce your risks or contracting Covid-19.
All of these people are right. Now, more than ever it is important to maximize your immune system.
In thinking about that, I realized that all of these same strategies people are talking about to help you avoid a viral illness can also help you heal from training, prevent over training and maximize recovery after hard workouts.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about how stress reduction is critical during coronavirus lockdown downtime for runners.View Details »
Right now all of us are inundated with rapidly changing circumstances and a wide variety of news stories about the coronavirus. With all of the uncertainty, none of us really knows what we are supposed to do.
As a doctor who focuses completely on helping injured runners get back to running, most of what I do Is recognize mistakes in training and the recovery process causing failure.
But what I do know is that right now, all over social media, I am seeing examples of completely avoidable mistakes which could have serious consequences.
Make no mistake, I think runners should keep running, even when they began to encounter an overtraining injury. But it’s all about taking a sensible approach. It’s about managing risk. In some activities are riskier than usual right now.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the top 3 coronavirus mistakes for runners.View Details »
Toenail fungus may be gross but it’s common, especially in runners.
Running shoes are perfect little incubators for foot fungus.
The inside of shoes are hot, dark and moist. Running shoes can be the ideal environment for fungal infections. And you want to make sure you don’t get a toenail fungus infections, you need to make sure you keep the fungus out of your shoes.
But there are three simple precautions you can take to make sure you don’t have a fungus farm in your running shoes.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the 3 most important ways runners prevent foot fungus.View Details »