running with overtraining injury Archives - DOC

#843 Overtraining injuries are caused by weakness

When you get an overtraining injury from running, it’s not because you did too much, because you were too strong or too motivated.

You got injured because you were too weak.

You were too weak to sustain the stress applied to that piece of tissue, that one injured piece of tissue that got injured when you did one workout.

That’s what really happened.

If you get injured, you have to understand how to correct that specific weakness.

Understanding this is crucial.

Overtraining injuries in runners are actually caused by weakness.

And that’s what we’re talking about today in the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#504 The 2 most important questions for recovering runners

If you rest long enough any overtraining injury will eventually calm down.
But if you rest too long, you will lose all of your running fitness.
The difference between elite athlete who get better fast, and average runners who take forever to recover are the daily activities they focus on while recovering.
Today, on the Doc on the Run podcast, we’re talking about the two most important questions for recovering runners.

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#447 Running injuries can happen to everyone

There is NO over-training. There is ONLY under-recovering. You did not run too much. You made a mistake in the order of your workouts or the intensity of one workout or in the strategy you used to rebuild tissue.
That is EXACTLY the same mistake runners make when they get injured again after “healing” an injury.
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re taking about running injuries can happen to everyone.

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#436 Ask better questions at the doctor for an overtraining injury

Today’s episode comes from a live Q&A. We hold these sessions for runners enrolled in the self-diagnosis courses, and those in group coaching sessions, who just want to make sure that they’re staying on track and getting back to running as quickly as possible.

We were talking about why injured runners should ask better questions.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about how to ask better questions at the doctor, for an over-training injury.

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#430 Will cycling help my running fitness while injured?

I was just on a telemedicine call with a recovering runner. He asked me about different forms of training that he could do to maintain his running fitness, while he fully healed the injury.

He asked a question I get all the time, “Is cycling really helpful or not?”

Well, the short answer is yes, it is very helpful for several reasons.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not cycling will help maintain your running fitness while you’re injured and recovering.

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