When you break down the goal of running a marathon, it really only has 3 key elements.
You are crystal clear on the distance, the starting point and the end point.
All you have to do to compete the marathon successfully is break your training down into the daily and weekly stages of growth to establish the fitness required of your body on race day.
Running injuries are difficult because they lack the clarity and simplicity of training for a marathon. But make no mistake. The process is just the same.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about the 3 key elements of marathon training and running injury recovery.
If you hire a running coach, your coach is going to design a program that is going to actually test you physically and mentally, and push you to your physiologic limits on a regular basis to make you stronger.
Any running coach will give you a series of workouts to execute.
And when you do runs correctly then what happens is that you do the maximum amount of tissue damage that your body can sustain and rebuild before your next workout.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about why runners need to flirt with overtraining injury.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about the secret to healing like a pro runner.View Details »
I was recently watching the Wizard of Oz with my kids.
There’s this one scene, where Glenda tells Dorothy that she already had has all the ability to get home. That all she has to do is click her heels together and say, “There’s no place like home” and she’ll be transported there.
Dorothy had that power all along.
When I see runners who have had running injuries, they’ve been injured. They’ve been on this long journey of seeming like running through the haunted forest and trying to dodge the wicked witch and trying to get over this running injury.
All injured runners really do already have the power to get better.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast were talking about how you already know the path to recovery.View Details »
Lucy Bartholomew went from running with her dad at 15 to finishing on the top of the podium at some biggest ultras around the globe, all while esteeming course records in the process.
Not surprisingly, her travel, training and race schedule keeps her pretty busy so it has taken almost a year of trying to get Lucy on the show, but with some luck we are able to have her here today to talk about her strategies and tactics on staying healthy, and recovering effectively while training for ultra-marathons.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we are talking with Lucy Bartholomew about the strategies you use to recover quickly after an Ultra before you resume training for the next event.View Details »
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the best decision and worst actions for injured runners. The best decision is the decision to take the right action. The second best decision is to take the wrong action. And the worst decision of all if you are an injured runner is make […]View Details »
Every runner who is injured and has been told to stop running wants to get back to running as quickly as possible.
We all want a secret path to healing and a fast track to return to recovery.
When it comes to getting better after you get an over training injury there are really only two possibilities if you want to get back to running as quickly as possible.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about how injured runners must learn or earn the knowledge and experience necessary to recover from an overtraining injury.View Details »