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#311 Rest is an atrophy plan

Can you get faster by not running?

Can get stronger by not working out?

If you’re a runner and you’re listening to this my guess is that you’re clear answer to both of those two questions is “NO!”

And if your answer both of those questions is no…

Why do doctors call rest a treatment plan?

The brutal truth is that rest is not a treatment plan.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast were talking about how rest is an atrophy plan.

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#295 Are you motivated enough to recover

The biggest difference in speed of recovery is motivation. Your motivation leads to the actions required to heal and recover as quickly as possible.

Healing is not a passive process. If you’re just sitting around waiting for some specific timeline to make your injury go away, you’re making a big mistake.

The only guarantee in the waiting-to-heal-plan is that you’re guaranteed to lose all of your running fitness. But there is a better way. Just think of your recovery the same way you think of training.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you are motivated enough to recover.

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#137 There is no accidental healing for running injuries

You get a running injury because you made a mistake in over-training. You tripped over something. You did just a little too much in your workout. Something went wrong. It was an accident.

But healing does not happen by accident. Healing a running injury has to be intentional, just like your training.

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